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Your business is not constrained by national border lines. Your lawyers should not be either. You need workplace lawyers experienced in all aspects of cross-border representation.

The Fisher Phillips International Employment Practice Group provides legal advice to international employers on human resources and immigration matters (inbound and outbound) on a global basis, as well as on matters pertaining to employees working in the United States who are governed by international laws. We contribute to your business success by helping you navigate through complex global human resources issues.

International Employment
We partner with you on strategic planning, compliance, global movement of employees, and employee compensation and benefits. Whether your workforce is located inside or outside of the United States, we are on the forefront of current and evolving strategic employment law issues, and offer a full array of workplace legal representation. We have a particular focus on codes of business conduct and ethics, expatriate matters, mergers, acquisitions and other business transactions (including E.U. Transfer of Undertakings), and litigation and administrative actions. We have established strong relationships with local counsel on six continents, ensuring that we are ready to involve local counsel anywhere around the globe at a moment’s notice.

Partnering with Internal Practice Groups
Our firm has many specialized practice groups that each offer a particular brand of expertise; each can benefit your international business. Our Global Immigration Practice can assist with a wide spectrum of employment-related global immigration issues. Our Labor Relations Practice can help you address international labor issues involving unions around the world. Our Employee Benefits Practice can provide full support in the area of compensation and benefits. Our Data Security and Workplace Privacy Practice can offer advice and representation on the complex issue of data privacy, including strict E.U. Data Protection laws. Our Employee Defection and Trade Secrets Practice can aid with international non-compete and trade secret disputes, including economic espionage and unfair competition matters. By partnering with us, you have the benefit of all of our expertise. 

Fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance
We manage allegations of fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations globally. From a proactive standpoint, we can develop policies to prevent and address issues, and create and conduct lively and interactive presentations for your executives, managers, and employees to help ensure business success in this highly-competitive and regulated area. Should any allegations be lodged against your business, we can step in and defend your interests through zealous and experienced advocacy.

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