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Clients rely on Latham’s ability to provide practical advice and effective, interdisciplinary solutions to protect them regardless of the employment scenario they are facing.

Benefits, Compensation & Employment

Latham & Watkins provides practical advice and innovative solutions to assist clients in achieving their goals related to attracting and keeping talent and preventing costly employment disputes.

Helping Craft Solutions

Companies turn to Latham for legal and strategic advice on workforce and compensation matters. The Benefits, Compensation and Employment (BCE) team provides taxlitigation and day-to-day counsel to companies and Boards of Directors on benefits, pension, compensation and employment law issues. The team also works with clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, outsourcings, restructurings, and other transactions.

The integrated BCE group serves as a single point of contact among relevant advisors while coordinating advice and guidance. With lawyers based in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, the group is particularly adept at implementing strategies across international borders.

Proven Expertise

Clients count on Latham to provide practical and strategic advice on the legal, regulatory and market developments that affect their businesses. Latham’s BCE lawyers understand these developments from the perspectives of shareholders, governments, regulators, executives, employees and bargaining representatives.

Latham has particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Executive and employee compensation, hiring and termination issues
  • Governance and regulatory issues
  • Stock and cash based incentives
  • Pensions and employee benefits
  • Union and works council negotiations 
  • Harmonization, downsizing and change management
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims
  • Business transfers, M&A and outsourcing

Latham’s ongoing training programs and insightful publications, including The Working World, published regularly, and frequent webcasts, provide clients with the tools they need to respond to developments and prevent problems before they arise.

 

    • May 07, 2012 share view
       
    • General Counsel Survey Recognizes Latham & Watkins as a "Go-To" Law Firm
    • American Lawyer Media
    • Latham & Watkins was selected as a “Go-To Law Firm” in the 2012 survey of general counsel at the top 500 companies based on revenue. Latham was recognized in various practice areas, including: corpora
    • January 06, 2010 share view
       
    • Latham Recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm"
    • Corporate Counsel
    • Nominations are garnered across areas such as Corporate Transactions/M&A, Securities, Litigation, Labor & Employment, and IP.
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