Employment Firms Trump Rivals With Global Tie-Ups

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 6:52 PM EST) -- The biggest labor and employment boutiques in the U.S. are looking for cross-border alliances with foreign law firms to give them a leg up as they spar with full-service competitors for legal work from multinational companies.

Lawyers say being able to offer clients labor and employment counsel in more than one country has emerged as an important selling point as firms compete for the business of large companies with an international presence.

Lawyers at multipractice firms and boutiques agree that the demand for multijurisdictional labor and...
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