Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of Human Resources law firms announced that U.S. employment law firm FordHarrison LLP has joined the Alliance as the sole U.S. member. FordHarrison focuses on representing management in labor and employment law matters in more than 20 offices throughout the U.S., including Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and Washington, DC.
The addition of FordHarrison is a continuation of Ius Laboris’ strategy to offer unrivalled global coverage to clients, while ensuring that quality service remains at the core of operations.
Sam Everatt, Executive Director of Ius Laboris commented: “We are delighted to welcome FordHarrison as a member. Naturally the U.S. is an important market for us. FordHarrison’s sole focus is on providing HR law advice to commercial organizations and it is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent. We will fully integrate their services so our members’ clients have a truly comprehensive Global HR Law service.”
Chris Engels, recently appointed chairman of Ius Laboris said: “The U.S. is key to assisting our clients in major markets around the world. Access to local HR law services in the main business centres in America will be an invaluable resource for our European and worldwide clients.”
“The Ius Laboris model aligns closely with our values and our commitment to superior client service,” commented Herb Gerson, Firm Co-Managing Partner. “Based on the growing need of our clients for assistance outside the U.S., we are tremendously enthusiastic about this opportunity and the increased resources that will be available to them.”
The Alliance includes 43 law firms with over 1,300 lawyers based in 42 countries and with coverage of over 100 countries.
About Ius Laboris
Ius Laboris is the world’s largest, integrated alliance of human resources and pensions law firms. It provides clients with highly specialized advice and support worldwide and access to over 1,300 of the world’s best human resources law practitioners. With coverage in over 100 countries it offers high quality, cost-effective and strategically coordinated HR legal services across borders.
Ius Laboris Services
We provide legal advice on the full range of individual employment rights. Here is just some of what we advise on:
- Individual employment contracts
- Special contractual issues, such as non-compete clauses
- Employment policies and staff handbooks
- HR audits
- Disciplinary and grievance procedures
- Low performance management
- Internal investigations
- Individual dismissals