Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

47 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM France Ogletree Deakins About Jean-Marc Albiol Partner - Paris Office Jean-Marc Albiol has 22 years of experience in labor and employment law and is a co-founding partner of Ogletree Deakins’ Paris office, one of the rare international law firms entirely dedicated to employment law. He joined Ogletree Deakins from Hogan Lovells in 2017, where he had been a partner since 2008. Jean-Marc is the go-to person for multi-national and French businesses, assisting with all aspects of French employment and labor law such as consultations with employee representative bodies, including in the context of mergers and acquisitions operations, and restructurings concerning transfers, employment protection plans, mass redundancy and voluntary termination plans. He also advises and represents employers on high stake strategic litigation cases (whistleblowers, discrimination etc). Alongside his work, Jean-Marc regularly presents at national conferences, teaches employment law at the Université Paris II PanthéonAssas, and has also written articles in various French national labor law gazettes. Passionate about the transformation of the French social model, he reflects on the articulation of these developments and the norm in labor law. EMPLOYMENT LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR Firm Profile Ogletree Deakins supports its clients on all labor law issues and is one of the most internationally recognized names in the world of labor law. With more than 900 lawyers in 53 offices in Paris, Europe and North America, Ogletree Deakins is one of the only international boutique law firms entirely dedicated to labor law. Ogletree Deakins supports major French and international groups, listed and unlisted institutional clients, SMEs and SMIs in diverse sectors of activity such as distribution, wholesale trade, banking, biotechnology, manufacturing, politics, luxury, media and new technologies, logistics and transport. Commitment to clients is Ogletree Deakins’ priority: a personal, highly entrepreneurial approach and unfailing loyalty that lasts over time. As a true strategic partner, Ogletree always offers its clients solutions that are perfectly adapted to their field of activity, their projects and their challenges. Technical excellence, quality and pragmatism are the commitments that have made the firm successful over the past 40 years. Ogletree Deakins wants to combine technical expertise in French labor law with state-of-the-art digital tools to offer their clients a high quality, efficient and comprehensive service. In particular, the firm offers a fully secure and personalized collaboration platform allowing clients to access, at any time and in real time, the progress of their cases. Areas of Expertise • Restructurings • Voluntary redundancy and statutory job protection plan • Collective bargaining • Individual and collective litigation and other complex disputes (whistleblowers, golden parachute, remuneration, professional training) • Management of internal investigations and compliance • Employment aspects of M&A transactions • Issues with employee representative bodies • Employee savings plans • Protection of personal HR data OGLETREE DEAKINS Cécile Martin Partner - Paris Office François Millet Partner - Paris Office Contact Jean-Marc Albiol Partner, Ogletree Deakins T: +33 1 70 61 54 73 E: W:

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