Outten & Golden attorneys represent executives and other employees globally in negotiating employment, separation, partnership, and restrictive covenant agreements (including non-compete and non-solicitation arrangements). We also represent multinationals and U.S. citizens abroad in discrimination matters and in asserting extraterritorial claims in the U.S. and subsequently arbitrating or litigating these disputes. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience and relationships with lawyers in foreign jurisdictions to assist U.S. citizens and multinational employees abroad in the EU, Asia, the Middle East, Mexico, and other Latin American countries, Canada, and elsewhere in the world. We also represent foreign executives and employees expatriated, seconded, or assigned to employment in the U.S. and such employees who are localized in the U.S..
Whether an executive is offered employment in the U.S. or abroad, or is exiting or separating from employment, Outten & Golden attorneys have the expertise in expatriate, secondment, and assignment agreements to ensure that our clients receive the rights and benefits to which they are entitled, i.e., compensation, bonuses, proper treatment under IRC Sections 409A and 280G and tax equalization, equity and other deferred compensation plans and schemes, relocation allowances, totalization of social security, and immigration status assistance.
The Lawyers International Network for Employees and Executives (LINEE) is a worldwide network of highly-rated specialist law firms launched in 2013 to meet the growing need of international executives and other employees to obtain expert employment law advice around the world on such issues as employment contracts, compensation and bonuses, restrictive covenants, severance benefits, dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, and repatriation. The network's firms all have strong track records advising executives, partners, bankers, and others on such matters.
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