Greenberg Traurig’s Kelly Bunting Speaks at ABA Section of International Law’s Mid-Year Meeting

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NEW YORK April 16, 2018

Kelly Dobbs Bunting of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be moderating a panel at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law’s Mid-Year Meeting, April 18, in New York City.

Bunting will be moderating the panel, “Fire at Will? Not so Fast: A Global Guide to Employment Compliance.” The panel includes attorneys from India, the EU, Africa, and Central America who will discuss the challenges that U.S.-based companies face when laying-off or firing employees overseas. They will review global laws that U.S.-based companies need to be aware of, common mistakes U.S. companies make when they are expanding and hiring employees overseas, as well as best practices for determining compliance with global employment-related laws.

Bunting is co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Workforce Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement Group. She advises multinational clients on workplace policies, best practices, internal investigations cross-border issues and employment-related FCPA/anti-corruption law compliance. In addition, she drafts and negotiates national and international employment agreements, secondment agreements, and settlement and severance agreements.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015 and 2017). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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Sidney Marin Is a researcher and law student at York University (TORONTO). He has worked as the Director of the Graduate Lawyering Program. He worked for American law firms in Moscow, Russia for three years. Hegraduated from Columbia Law School, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs and Harvard College. He research interest is in human rights and health law, with a particular focus on the law and policy of vaccination.