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Seyfarth Continues Asia-Pacific Expansion with Hong Kong Office

02/27/2017

Hong KongFebruary 27, 2017 – Seyfarth Shaw LLP is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific, today announcing that it is opening a new office in Hong Kong. 

Seyfarth’s Hong Kong office will assist the firm in continuing to scale its International Employment Law practice in the Asia- Pacific region. 

Seyfarth’s International Employment Law practice is recognized as one of the world’s premier specialist international employment practices, acting for many of the world’s largest multinational companies across the Asia-Pacific region and on a global basis. 

“We have developed what we believe is the world’s pre-eminent cross-border employment practice with a distinguished track record working across the Asia -Pacific region,” said Pete Miller, Seyfarth’s chair and managing partner. “We are privileged to work with many of the world’s largest companies, and our new Hong Kong office will help us meet the ever-increasing client demand for specialist employment assistance across the Asia-Pacific region.” 

Julia Gorham will lead the employment law team in the new Hong Kong office. Julia is joining from her position as partner and head of the Asia Employment Law practice at DLA Piper. Julia’s experience extends across all aspects of employment law in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region more broadly.

“Opening our new Hong Kong office is an important next step in the continued scaling of our international employment law practice” said Darren Gardner, chair of Seyfarth’s International Practice. “We are excited Julia is joining us. Her skill set and experience are a perfect fit with our service model and further bolsters our capability to assist our clients with their Asia-Pacific employment law needs.”

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw has more than 900 attorneys in 15 offices providing a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected industry associations, consulting firms and media.

Contacts:
 
Brian Kiefer, Director of Public Relations
(312) 460-6401, bkiefer@seyfarth.com
 
Martin Grego, Public Relations Manager
(312) 460-6659, mgrego@seyfarth.com