Skip to content
Law firm profile

Employment Law Alliance

Global 2022
Ranked departments
2
Ranked lawyers
0
Share profile
Global
Also ranked in the following guides

About

Provided by Employment Law Alliance
Global

President and CEO: Stephen J Hirschfeld
Number of countries represented worldwide: 100+
Number of member firms worldwide: 171
Number of lawyers worldwide: 3000+

Firm Overview
The Employment Law Alliance (ELA) is the world’s largest and most prestigious network of corporate labour, employment, and immigration lawyers. Members range from large regional full-service firms to labour-focused boutiques. ELA’s mission - provide HR executives, General Counsel, and business leaders with world-class, comprehensive, innovative labour, employment, and immigration legal solutions through an expert, supportive global network. Three principal attributes drive ELA’s mission, reputation, and performance.

Global Reach/Local Experts 

  • Legal experts in 100+ countries; every US state and Canadian province
  • Seamless, cross-border coordination
  • Members know clients’ local courts, laws, industries; specialty expertise across many industries

Quality 

  • Recognised leaders in respective markets/jurisdictions
  • ELA lawyers must successfully complete rigorous vetting process
  • Perennial Chambers Elite Global Network; approximately 90% of ELA firms earn Chambers recognition
  • Exclusive feature-Global Employer Handbook

Commitment 

  • Clients first…always;
  • Highly efficient, cost-effective access to employment law expertise;
  • Fellowship, collaboration, trust, respect characterise relationships among global member firms

For more information 

Main Areas of Practice
Corporate-based employment, labour and immigration law areas across most industries, including compliance, wage/hour, employee benefits, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination allegations, cross-border employment, immigration/visa compliance, workplace health/safety. Provide insight into the most current global issues and decisions, and through the ELA’s Employment Matters podcast series, member attorneys provide a glimpse of their jurisdiction, and 'need to know' items for doing business there.

Clients
Member firms’ clients range from the largest, most sophisticated multinational corporations to world-class research universities, global non-profits, private equity firms, venture capitalists and leading startups.

Member Firms  

AFRICA-MIDDLE EAST 

Angola - Fátima Freitas Advogados

Egypt - Ibrachy & Dermarkar

Ethiopia - Mesfin Tafesse and Associates

Gabon - Cabinet Nguia

Guinea-Bissau - GB Legal

Israel - Naschitz, Brandes, Amir and Co

Jordan - Aljazy & Co.

Kenya - Anjarwalla & Khanna LLP

Lebanon - Albert Najm & Ziad Najm Law Firm

Morocco - CWA Morocco

Mozambique - Pimenta e Associados

Nigeria - Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

Oman - Addleshaw Goddard

Qatar - Clyde & Co. 

Rwanda - K Solutions and Partners 

Saudi Arabia - Clyde & Co.

South Africa - Bowmans 

Tanzania - A&K Tanzania

Uganda - MMAKS Advocates 

United Arab Emirates - Clyde & Co.

Yemen - Luqman Legal Advocates & Legal

ASIA-PACIFIC 

Australia - Maddocks

Bangladesh - Sattar & Co.

Cambodia - DFDL

China - JunHe

Guam - Camacho Calvo Law Group

Hong Kong - Deacons

India - Trilegal

Indonesia - SSEK Legal Consultants

Japan - Ushijima & Partners

Laos - DFDL

Macau - MdME Lawyers

Malaysia - Shearn Delamore & Co.

Myanmar - DFDL 

New Zealand - Simpson Grierson

Pakistan - Meer & Hasan

Philippines - SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan 

Singapore - WongPartnership

Sri Lanka - John Wilson Partners

South Korea - Kim & Chang 

Taiwan - Lee, Tsai & Partners

Thailand - Price Sanond

Vietnam - DFDL

EUROPE 

Austria - Cerha Hempel

Belarus - Cerha Hempel 

Belgium - Lydian

Bulgaria - Dinova Rusev & Partners

Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey) - Mourant Ozannes

Croatia - Vidan Law Office 

Cyprus - Elias Neocleous & Co.

Czech Republic - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Denmark - Plesner

England and Wales - Travers Smith

Faroe Islands - Plesner

Finland - Castrén & Snellman

France - August & Debouzy

Germany - ADVANT Beiten

Gibraltar - Cruz Law

Greece - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Greenland - Plesner

Hungary - Cerha Hempel

Ireland - A&L Goodbody

Isle of Man - DQ Advocates

Italy - ADVANT Nctm

Lithuania - Ellex Valiunas

Luxembourg - Arendt & Medernach

Macedonia - Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys

Malta - GVZH Advocates

Moldova - Cerha Hempel 

Netherlands - Boontje Advocaten

Northern Ireland - A&L Goodbody

Norway - Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS

Poland - Miller Canfield

Portugal - SRS Advogados

Romania - Cerha Hempel

Russia - Castrén & Snellman

Serbia - Doklestic Repic & Gajin

Slovenia - Ulčar & Partnerji LLC

Spain - Gómez-Acebo & Pombo

Sweden - Vinge

Switzerland - MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep

Turkey - Karadag Law Office

Ukraine - Attorneys’ Association Gestors

LATIN AMERICA 

Argentina - Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal

Bolivia - Moreno Baldivieso

Brazil - Demarest Advogados

Chile - Carey

Colombia - Posse Herrera Ruiz

Costa Rica - BLP

Ecuador - Pérez, Bustamonte and Ponce

El Salvador - BLP

Guatemala - BLP 

Honduras - BLP

Mexico - Santamarina y Steta

Nicaragua - BLP

Panama - Morgan & Morgan

Paraguay - Vouga Abogados

Peru - Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogado

Uruguay - Hughes & Hughes

Venezuela - Lega Abogados

NORTH AMERICA - Canada 

Alberta - Neuman Thompson

British Columbia - Roper Greyell

Manitoba - Taylor McCaffrey

New Brunswick - Barteaux Labour and Employment Lawyers Inc

Newfoundland and Labrador - Barteaux

Nova Scotia - Barteaux

Ontario - Sherrard Kuzz 

Prince Edward Island - Barteaux

Quebec - Loranger Marcoux

Saskatchewan - McKercher

NORTH AMERICA - Caribbean 

Bermuda - Canterbury Law 

Curacao - BBV Legal

Dominican Republic - Pereyra & Asociados

Haiti - Cabinet Salès

Trinidad & Tobago - Nunez & Co 

NORTH AMERICA - United States 

Alabama - Maynard Cooper & Gale

Alaska - Miller Nash

Arizona - Lewis Roca 

Arkansas - Friday, Eldredge & Clark

California - Hirschfeld Kraemer

Colorado - Holland & Hart

Connecticut - Day Pitney

Delaware - Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor

District of Columbia - FortneyScott 

Florida (Northern and Central) - GrayRobinson 

Florida (Southern) - Gunster

Georgia - Arnall Golden Gregory

Hawaii - ES&A

Idaho - Holland & Hart

Illinois - Vedder Price

Indiana - Ice Miller

Iowa - Nyemaster Goode

Kansas - Lathrop GPM

Kentucky - Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney

Louisiana - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz

Maine - Pierce Atwood

Maryland - Shawe & Rosenthal

Massachusetts - Morgan, Brown & Joy

Michigan - Miller Canfield

Minnesota - Lathrop GPM

Mississippi - Butler Snow

Missouri (Eastern) - Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt

Missouri (Western) - Lathrop GPM

Montana - Crowley Fleck Attorneys

Nebraska - Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson & Oldfather

Nevada - Lewis Roca

New Hampshire - Pierce Atwood

New Jersey - Day Pitney

New Mexico - Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb

New York (City) - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

New York (Upstate) - Bond, Schoeneck & King

New York (Western) - Schröder, Joseph & Associates

North Carolina - Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein

North Dakota - Crowley Fleck Attorneys 

Ohio - Dinsmore & Shohl

Oklahoma - Crowe & Dunlevy 

Oregon - Miller Nash

Pennsylvania (Eastern) - McNees

Pennsylvania (Western) - Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Rhode Island - Partridge Snow & Hahn

South Carolina - Parker Poe

Tennessee - Butler Snow

Texas - Locke Lord

Utah - Ray, Quinney & Nebeker

Vermont - Dinse

Virginia - Reed Smith

Washington - Miller Nash

West Virginia - Steptoe & Johnson

Wisconsin - Michael Best & Friedrich

Wyoming - Holland & Hart

Employment Law Alliance rankings

Global Guide 2022
Filter by
Band
Asia-Pacific Region
Leading Regional Law Firm Networks
1 Department
Department
Leading Regional Law Firm Networks
2
Leading Regional Law Firm Networks
2
Band 2
Global: Multi-Jurisdictional
Employment: The Elite
1 Department
Department
Employment: The Elite
1
Employment: The Elite
1
Band 1