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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Employment (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Adept at handling a broad spectrum of employment, benefits and immigration issues. Particular skill in dismissals and workforce reductions. Regularly conducts investigations and advises on employment structuring for clients in manufacturing, media, and software and technology. Conducts training sessions and is consulted on workplace behaviour in relation to anti-harassment, anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the team's provision of "practical and top-notch legal advice" and "clear-cut guidance," reporting: "They do not confuse us with unnecessary legal jargon," and: "The firm always delivers, so we go to them for the difficult and high-risk issues."

Another affirms: "They provide us with global support and have in-depth knowledge on multiple expertise areas. Their advice is always practical and on point."

Work highlights

Defended a global life sciences conglomerate in legal proceedings brought by four former employees and one current employee for unpaid equity grants.

Notable practitioners

Lesli Ligorner is renowned as "an excellent listener" and "an expert in her field." She impresses sources with her handling of an expansive range of mandates, including sensitive investigations, anti-corruption compliance issues, workplace restructurings and collective bargaining matters. "We leverage Lesli for any important matter in China; she is the best high-stakes employment lawyer I know," enthuses a client.

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Employment (International Firms) Department

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Beijing Kerry Centre South Tower, Suite 823, 8th F

No. 1 Guang Hua Road

Chaoyang District

Beijing

Beijing

China

100020

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Employment: PRC Law (International Firms)


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