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Annual IBA Employment and Diversity Law Conference

26 Apr - 28 Apr 2023

Alvear Palace, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Erika Collins


Multinational clients have engaged Erika Collins to handle their most complex cross-border employment and human resources needs. With nearly three decades of experience supporting multinational public and private companies, Erika brings substantive knowledge of the unique laws governing workforce expansions and reductions, personnel policies and employee data privacy. She routinely conducts multicountry audits to inform critical compliance advice. She is also well-versed in international differences in business and social customs, making her a strategic partner in cross-border deals and employee mobility matters. Erika has done work in more than 150 countries, and serves as the co-leader of the firm’s international employment law team. Erika is a mainstay at the International Bar Association and American Bar Association, providing thought leadership on issues in international employment law. She is the editor of The Employment Law Review, a go-to guidebook for legal practitioners and HR professionals, and the chair of Cambridge Forums’ International Labor and Employment Forum. Advisory Support Erika is a trusted adviser to companies seeking to expand or shrink their global foothold. She guides clients through office openings and closures; the execution of global assignments and expatriate agreements; the rollout of global policies, benefit plans and codes of conduct; and the design of competitive, compliant non-U.S. employment packages and agreements, with an emphasis on trade secret protection. She has also helped clients navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 regulations in dozens of countries. Additionally, Erika advises on executive hiring and termination, restructuring and layoffs. And she works with clients to navigate claims of sexual harassment and other employee misconduct and subsequent investigations.