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Board of Directors

Global Leadership

Meet our Board of Directors

John L. Sander


Principal
Jackson Lewis P.C.
+1 212 545 4050
John.Sander@jacksonlewis.com
USA

John L. Sander is Chairman of L&E Global. He is also a principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and co-leader of the International Employment practice group. John’s practice focuses on cross-border labour and employment matters for our multinational clients. He is also adjunct professor of Law in Global Labour and Employment Law at Cornell Law School. John has substantial experience in international dispute resolution processes and their reform. He has served as vice chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Arbitration and was a member of the Drafting Sub-Committee responsible for the 2011 revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration. John has also served as a member of the ICC Working Group in the role of in-house counsel in International Dispute Resolution. He is currently a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and the USCIB Arbitration Committee.

Robert B. Bayne

Partner
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti
+1 416 408 3221
RobertB@filion.on.ca
CANADA

As a partner of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP since 1996, Robert Bayne primarily advises private-sector employers on all aspects of labour and employment law. He frequently speaks on labour and employment law issues, and he has lectured on labour and employment law at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto. Rob has also successfully represented a number of clients to advocate for legislative changes with governments in Canada and the United States.

Oscar De la Vega Gómez

Partner
De La Vega & Martinez Rojas S.C.
+52 554 163 2100
ODeLaVega@dlvmr.com.mx
MEXICO

Oscar De la Vega Gómez is the managing-partner at De La Vega & Martinez Rojas, S.C., a leading law firm specialising in labour matters in Mexico. He has over 30 years’ experience and leadership as a labour law attorney. Oscar has focused his practice on litigation and consultancy in labour matters, providing legal services to important multinational companies. Additionally, he has developed and implemented successful strategies in collective matters.

Jeroen Douwes

Executive Director
L&E Global
+31 203 446 103
Jeroen.Douwes@leglobal.law
NETHERLANDS 

Jeroen Douwes is the Executive Director of L&E Global. He has an MBA and more than twenty years of professional experience across a variety of sectors (legal, financial, hospitality, etc.) and has developed a wide-range of skills, including strategic management, change management, business development, innovative strategies and resources, financial management and analyses, valuation, branding, marketing, business optimisation, upselling and cross selling, to name a few.

Tobias Pusch

Partner
Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law
+49 302 062 9530
Pusch@pwwl.de
GERMANY

Dr. Tobias Pusch advises national and international corporations and group of companies, as well as senior and top-executives, on all matters of individual and collective labour law. He has particular experience in the fields of acquisition and restructuring of companies, formation of European Companies (Societas Europaea – SE), drafting and negotiation of collective labour agreements, works agreements as well as reconciliations of interests and social plans, complex court hearings (e.g. workplace bullying, cases of discrimination, board member liability). Tobias also advises leading executives on drafting of contracts and exit scenarios. Based on his years of experience as a consultant for DAX-listed corporations and medium-sized businesses as well as his certificates in Business Economics (MBA, MSc), he is particularly qualified to understand the business challenges facing his clients and to develop a solution that is both creative and viable.

 

Chris Van Olmen

Partner
Van Olmen & Wynant
+32 264 405  11
Chris.Van.Olmen@vow.be
BELGIUM

Chris Van Olmen is a founding partner of the law firm Van Olmen & Wynant and head of the employment law practice. Chris covers all aspects of employment and industrial relations, including employment-related issues connected to reorganisation and restructuring processes, collective dismissals and closures and individual and collective employment disputes, including litigation before the Belgian Labour Courts. His clients include national and international companies and top executives. Chris is a regular speaker or moderator at national and international seminars and conferences. Since 1999, he has been lecturing on social law in the traineeship programme organised by the Brussels Bar. Chris also served as a member of the Brussels Bar Council and is a Board Member of the “Association for Social Law”.

Amy Zhang

Executive Counsel & Team Leader
Harmers Workplace Lawyers
+61 292 674 322
amy.zhang@harmers.com.au
AUSTRALIA

Amy Zhang is a multi-award winning Partner at Harmers Workplace Lawyers. She joined Harmers in 2012 and advises on all aspects of workplace law. She has successfully acted in a number of significant and complex test cases, including at High Court level, and is well-versed in running and defending complex litigation, as well as providing day to day advice to clients. Amy is a regular commentator and contributor to industry publications and the media on employment law and law reform. Amy has also lectured for the University of Sydney and University of Technology, Sydney on legal research.

For more information on how L&E Global can help you with your global labour and employment law objectives, please contact one of our member firms or our corporate office. We look forward to working with you!