Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce that Zhong Lun, a leading law firm in China, has joined L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region. Zhong Lun is the 19th firm to join the alliance since its inception in 2011.
Zhong Lun is one of the so-called ‘red circle’ firms providing a wide spectrum of legal services in China, with an active and experienced employment law practice. The firm has over 200 partners and 900 professionals working in seven offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu and Hong Kong, plus several international offices.
Jackson Lewis Chairman Vincent A. Cino said, “Given China’s economic prowess and influence, it is important to offer our clients operating in the PRC the highest-quality legal counsel. We can proudly say Zhong Lun is just the firm to assist us in providing our clients with outstanding employment law advice and we are looking forward to a productive collaboration in the months and years to come.”
With this addition, L&E Global has taken a big first step into the Asian market. The alliance will include joint business development activities, programs, and exchange of know-how and experience, all aimed at providing the best global service to clients.
“We cannot overestimate the importance of having a strong and reliable L&E Global affiliate member in China,” said John Sander,Shareholder at Jackson Lewis P.C. and Member of the Board at L&E Global. “Practically every day we are working with U.S. and multinational clients on employment matters related to East Asia. Zhong Lun shares our commitment to client service and satisfaction. With this addition to the L&E Global network, we now have the ability to offer seamless cross-border service with an experienced employment law team.”
The Zhong Lun Labor & Employment Practice Group consists of 5 partners and advises an array of international companies (including Fortune 500 companies), large-scale domestic state-owned enterprises and banks. The Labor & Employment Practice Group has extensive expertise in all aspects of PRC labor and employment law including litigation, labor relations, employment-related aspects of data protection and the full spectrum of workplace law counseling and advice. They are adept at handling cross-border labor and employment issues and consistently deliver optimal solutions for their clients.
About Jackson Lewis
Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With over 780 attorneys practicing in 54 locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 550 class actions.
Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.
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