Noëlle Lenoir focuses her practice on competition law, public business law and economic regulations – both at the national level and at the European level. She also has solid experience in data protection law, covering a wide scope of areas in this respect such as data breach prevention and incident response, government and internal investigations, cross-border data transfer and e-discovery, controllers’ and processors’ liability, global compliance and risk management, privacy policies and EU data counseling, consumer protection and class action litigation defense as well as advertising and internet marketing. She also advises on confidential business information and misappropriation of trade secrets as well as on matters in relation with the blocking statute. She served as French Minister of European Affairs from 2002 to 2004. She was also the first woman and the youngest person ever to have served on the French Constitutional Court and has been a member of the Conseil d’Etat (France’s highest court in administrative and tax matters) since 1984. Assigned by the Prime Minister on a project on Bioethical law (1990-1991), Noelle Lenoir has then chaired the EU Group of Ethics for Science & New Technology (EGE) between 1994 and 2001, as well as, the International Committee on Bioethics of UNESCO, which drafted the Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights Declaration endorsed by the United Nations in 1998. She also taught at University College London (2000) and at the University of Law of Columbia (New York) in 2001. Additionally, she is a member of both the American Law Institute and the French Academy of Technologies. She is on the board of directors of Valeo and of the Compagnie des Alpes. She is also founding chairwoman of the Cercle des Européens, a “Think Tank” which operates as an ideas exchange group on socioeconomic and political stakes with French and European decision makers. She is also on the Board of Directors of the “Société de législation comparée”. Affiliate professor at HEC School, she also presides on the Europe Institute of HEC.