Coming Soon
International Employment Law Roundtable    |   
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
   |   
New York, NY

Overview

Donald C. Dowling has extensive experience advising U.S.-based companies on outbound international labor and employment laws. Don provides counsel on a wide variety of global employment law matters, including codes of conduct and HR policies that guide operations in multiple jurisdictions, international compensation and benefits issues, whistleblower hotlines, and cross-border internal investigations and HR compliance audits. He regularly advises clients on employment matters that arise with international restructurings, reductions in force, mergers, acquisitions, and outsourcing. Additionally, Don helps clients properly engage independent contractors overseas, manage expatriate programs, and develop employment agreements and employee handbooks.

Earlier in his career, Don served as in-house international employment counsel for a Fortune 500 company in Paris and as an employment law consultant for a global consulting firm. He has delivered hundreds of presentations on international employment law issues in English and Spanish in countries around the world, and regularly publishes articles and teaches courses on a variety of global employment law topics.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Advisory Board

New York University School of Law’s Center for Labor & Employment Law

Former Chair

Cross-Border HR Group

XBHR

Recognition

Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

2017

Named, Legal 500

US Labor & Employment, Workplace and Employment Counseling

Named, Super Lawyer

New York

Super Lawyers

Named, Attorneys Who Matter

2010

Ethisphere Institute

Named, Leading International Labor/Employment Lawyer

PLC Which Lawyer?

Order of the Coif

Speaking Engagements

International Employment Law Roundtable

New York, NY

June 26, 2018

Globalizing Diversity and Antidiscrimination Initiatives: Multinational Strategies for a Multicultural World

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

Three Weeks and Counting: Key Action Items for U.S. Multinational Employers Before Enforcement of the EU’s New General Data Protection Regulation Begins

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

How to Draft and Launch a Global Code of Conduct, Global Whistleblower Hotline, Global Employee Handbook or Global HR Policy: Headquarters Rules for International Workforces

Clear Law Institute Webinar

November 30, 2017

Confronting Collective Labor Worldwide: How Multinational Headquarters Can Craft an Effective Global Labor Strategy that Accounts for Foreign “Trade Unions” and “Works Councils”

PLI Webinar

November 7, 2017

Data Privacy in the EU: Status of the EU/US Privacy Shield and Preparing for the Advent of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Webinar

October 31, 2017
Third Annual Conference in Mexico City

México City

September 27, 2017
Tercera Conferencia Anual en Ciudad de México

México City

September 27, 2017
Third Annual Conference in Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

September 26, 2017
Tercera Conferencia Anual en Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

September 26, 2017

Maintaining HR Data Flows After the European Union’s May 2018 General Data Protection Regulation

Clear Law Institute webinar

September 18, 2017

Employment Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions: Planning for Integration and Mitigating Risk

Strafford Webinar

September 12, 2017

Education

  • J.D., Levin College of Law at University of Florida, 1985
  • A.B., University of Chicago, 1982

Languages

  • Spanish

Bar Admission

New York

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio