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Pierre M. Gentin

Senior Partner, New York

Serves as McKinsey’s global general counsel


Pierre is global general counsel and leads McKinsey’s worldwide legal team.

Before joining McKinsey, Pierre was a partner in a corporate law firm. He also spent nearly two decades at a global financial services company as a managing director in various senior legal and risk positions. Early in his career, Pierre served in the U.S. Department of Justice.

Pierre has taught on legal, business, and humanities topics at universities in the United States and abroad. He currently teaches ethics at the Wharton School of Business. Pierre previously co-edited a book on alternative dispute resolution in the financial services sector.

Pierre is a trustee of the Practicing Law Institute, the Touro Synagogue Foundation, and Princeton University's Center for Public Policy and Finance. He is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and holds a law degree from Columbia University.

Past Experience

Cahill Gordon & Reindel

Credit Suisse
Managing Director

US Department of Justice
Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of New York


Columbia University

Princeton University