Darren G. Gardner

Darren is the Chair of the firm's International practice. Darren is recognized globally as a pioneer in the International Employment Law practice area and he is the trusted advisor to many of the world's largest companies in respect of matters ranging from day-to-day complex cross-border employment matters on a single country basis, to large and complex multi-jurisdictional employment law projects. Darren has undertaken more than 200 multi-jurisdictional strategic, compliance and transactional employment related projects, covering more than 160 different countries, including projects covering more than 150 countries at one time.

Darren is regularly quoted in the media and has lectured on a variety of international employment topics around the world. Darren has also received a number of international awards for his work in the international employment area.

Darren assists multinational corporate clients with the full range of employment law matters including:

Employment and labor issues arising from mergers and acquisitions
Multi-jurisdictional privacy/data protection and employment law compliance issues
Terminations - individual and large scale reductions in force
Employment and contingent workforce arrangements and documentation
Employment-related privacy and data protection
Protection of employers' proprietary and confidential information
Structuring and implementing employment related strategic initiatives on a multi-jurisdictional basis
Outsourcing arrangements
Workplace harassment, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity law matters
Workplace policies and handbooks
International workplace investigations

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment and 2) International Employment Law
Law School University of New South Wales (LL.B.,1995)
Education University of New South Wales (B.S., 1991)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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