Frédéric Scanvic

Partner - Paris

Frederic Scanvic
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Frédéric Scanvic is a partner in Foley Hoag's Paris office. Frédéric has broad experience in the public, administrative, energy and environmental law sectors, and works on both advisory and litigious matters in these fields. Much of his work has a European or other international component.

Previously, Frédéric held positions at the French Constitutional and Administrative Supreme Court. Following that, he held other positions in the public sector, first as cabinet director in the Ministry of Overseas Departments and Communes, and then as deputy managing director of the Paris regional governmental entity (Région Ile-de-France). In that capacity, Frédéric supervised, among other things, public contracts and tender offers. He also worked as a managing director at the Ministry of Culture, where he supervised the legal department and was responsible for the development of a legal framework for intellectual property and copyright law in France. In addition, Frédéric worked for the French steelmaker, Arcelor, where he handled matters involving competition law.


  • École Nationale d’Administration, J.D., 1988
  • Université Paris IX Dauphine, Ph.D. in Economy, 1985
  • École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris, M.B.A.


French, English

Professional Experience

Frédéric served as a professor of administrative law at the Paris Political Science Institute and National Administration School.