Managing a global workforce requires more attention and agility than ever before, given complex and changing laws, increased reliance on technology and challenges brought on by globalization. Our team works proactively to protect your most critical assets, people and reputation, by providing strategic solutions to fit your organization’s goals and culture.
Whether it’s reviewing employment laws across jurisdictions, drafting employment contracts and policies, guiding on the employment aspects of strategic business decisions like workforce expansion or contraction, or handling employment claims that require stand-up advocacy in front of tribunals or courts, our collaborative, full-service approach ensures you have access to a legal team well suited to your needs anywhere in the world. Our robust team includes more than 65 lawyers around the world, and we regularly partner with exceptional legal teams worldwide to ensure we’ve got you covered wherever you do business.
Our team delivers a complete offering that covers the full spectrum of employment and labor issues to help you drive your business strategy and success. We partner with your in-house legal and human resources teams to review and assess your existing policies and protocols and ensure they align with the ever-evolving landscape of employment regulations. When issues are identified, we work swiftly to develop and implement updated, compliant policies and contracts that help you mitigate risk.
We conduct trainings for employees at all levels of an organization, anywhere in the world, including customizable programs for the Board, C-suite, in-house legal teams and staff. When challenges arise, we are equipped to defend you in situations ranging from government investigations to compliance audits, providing effective plans to minimize the investigation’s scope, evaluate your position and deploy a response. We conduct extensive internal investigations and can guide you through corrective action and process improvements if needed. And you can rest assured that when litigation becomes unavoidable, we bring first-chair trial skills for your defense in courts and tribunals.
Our team is also well positioned to handle labor and employment issues that arise in domestic and global mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, spin-offs, corporate reorganizations, post-acquisition integrations and outsourcings. When you face HR-related deal issues on either the buy or sell side of a transaction, we draw on our experience and deep understanding of market practices and trends to help you navigate the process. Our full-service offering includes due diligence review, employment transfers, consultations and implementation, as well as post-acquisition integration.