Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2022

Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2022 Partner at Ogletree Deakins Martin Cécile LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAWYER OF THE YEAR Firm of excellence in French employment law, Ogletree Deakins is a recognized player in the marketplace in France, and has become the trusted counsel on strategic matters and complex mandates to large French national companies including the French State’s own companies and to large French private law companies. Ogletree Deakins was founded in Paris in March 2017 by French lawyers from leading French and Anglo-Saxon law firms who wanted to combine their recognized labor law practice and to provide excellent counsel in a firm dedicated exclusively to the practice of French employment law. The objective, driven by a common ambition, was and still is, more than ever, to become one of the leading French players in employment law, with a thorough knowledge of decision making within the governmental apparatus and French institutional clients. The French lawyers at Ogletree Deakins Paris share the same high standards of quality as their American counterparts of the well-recognized firm, founded in 1977 and still being the leading firm in labor and employment law representing management in the United States and throughout the world with more than 900 lawyers from the USA, Canada, Mexico to Europe (France, UK and Germany). From only 5 lawyers back in 2017, the firm has now 22 lawyers including 6 Partners, 1 Of Counsel, 2 Counsels and 13 associates and for 2023 the firm plans to continue to grow. The French head office is located in Paris at 58 bis rue la Boétie, where its main activity takes place. The firm has secondary offices in Nantes and Lyon in order to assist its major French clients in their regional territories. Ogletree Deakins’ lawyers advise, represent their clients and conduct cases in court throughout the French national territory including the overseas territories such as Reunion Island, Saint Martin, Tahiti, New Caledonia or Mayotte. Firm Profile OGLETREE DEAKINS assists its clients in the full range of labor and employment matters. The firm’s reputation is particularly strong in the following areas of practice: • Restructuring plans • Collective negotiations and management of complex labor relations (strikes, collective agreements, labor management agreements) • Compliance programs and internal investigations • Complex litigation before administrative and judicial jurisdictions • Management of personal data in the field of HR (GDPR) • Sensitive issues of health, safety, working conditions • Employment law applied to public service and state-owned companies • Criminal labor law • Social Security • Compensation and benefits Areas of Expertise 43 FRANCE

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