U.S. Employment Law Firm FordHarrison Joins Ius Laboris, Global HR Law Alliance
12 Jun, 2013
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. FordHarrison focusses on representing management in labour 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, whilst 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 organisations 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 law services across 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 (pictured), 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 with coverage of over 100 countries.