Managing Director and Global Head of Litigation
Pierre Gentin is Managing Director and Global Head of Litigation for Credit Suisse, a Swiss-based financial services firm with investment banking and private banking businesses. He is responsible for the worldwide management of the firm's legal disputes, government investigations, regulatory enforcement and employment matters. He has also chaired the firm's Reputational Risk Review Committee in the Americas region. Gentin joined Credit Suisse in 1998 from the US Department of Justice where he served as Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He has taught law as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University and has lectured at Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and the Council on Foreign Relations. He currently serves on the Executive Committees of the Practicing Law Institute and the Center for Jewish Life at Princeton University. He is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business. Gentin received a BA in English (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Princeton University and a JD from Columbia University.