Guillermo Ruiz de Salazar advises Spanish and international companies, private equity firms, and their portfolio companies on a full spectrum of employment related matters, particularly in complex M&A transactions, employment disputes, and employment restructurings.
Mr. Ruiz de Salazar leverages extensive experience guiding clients through any employment issues that may arise, whether contentious or non-contentious, in the context of:
- M&A and restructuring, including drafting management incentive plans, share-based schemes, and top executive employment contracts
- Collective bargaining, including consultation periods for collective layoffs, transfer of employees, national and international relocations, union negotiations, and modification of employment conditions
- Employment disputes, including both individual and collective judicial proceedings before labor courts
He approaches each matter with pragmatism and a comprehensive understanding of his clients’ business needs. Mr. Ruiz de Salazar skillfully coordinates multidisciplinary teams across jurisdictions to provide clients with concise, actionable advice that helps to consummate successful transactions.
A recognized thought leader, he serves as an associate professor of employment law at Centro de Estudios Garrigues and Universidad Europea in Madrid.
Mr. Ruiz de Salazar maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising nonprofits on employment best practices and disputes.