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Pierre M. Gentin

Partner, New York
Serves as McKinsey’s global general counsel

About Pierre

Pierre joined McKinsey in 2019 as global general counsel with nearly 30 years’ experience in business, government service, and academia. He leads the firm’s worldwide legal function and serves on the risk, audit, and governance committee of McKinsey’s board of directors.

Pierre was a law firm partner, spent nearly two decades at a global financial services company in senior legal and risk positions, and served in government as an assistant United States attorney.

Pierre is a trustee of Practicing Law Institute, Touro Synagogue Foundation, and Princeton University's Center for Public Policy and Finance. He has served on many of the World Economic Forum’s global agenda councils and co-edited a book on the mediation of complex financial disputes. He has lectured extensively on legal and business topics at universities in the United States and Europe and currently teaches at Wharton School of Business. Pierre attended Princeton University and Columbia Law School.

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