SOURCE: Employment Law Alliance

Employment Law Alliance

July 06, 2011 16:30 ET

Employment Law Alliance Adds Two Canadian Law Firms

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - The Employment Law Alliance (ELA) has selected two leading Canadian law firms -- Montreal-based Lavery, de Billy LLP and Toronto-based Sherrard Kuzz LLP -- as new member firms.

"After significant due diligence, we believe we've identified the finest and most accomplished firms in these two critical regions, and they have agreed to join our growing roster of outstanding member firms around the globe," said Stephen J. Hirschfeld, CEO of the ELA. "Our commitment to high-quality global labor and employment services is further cemented with these two additions in Canada."

Lavery is a full service law firm with offices in Montreal and Quebec City. With more than 175 attorneys, it is one of Quebec's largest law firms. More specifically, the firm's Labour, Employment and Immigration Law practice group comprises 30 seasoned lawyers who have earned accolades in the legal and business communities for their depth of experience and diversified expertise. It is recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Sherrard Kuzz is a 22-attorney labor and employment firm based in Toronto. The firm is growing rapidly and represents both small and large employers in a diverse array of industries including retail, health care, construction and transportation.

The ELA offers in-house counsel and human resource executives comprehensive legal guidance in every Canadian province, U.S. state and in most areas of the world. Its Global Employer Handbook allows free, 24/7 access to updated legal reference materials and information. The ELA also serves as a resource for trends and issues in employment law and is currently serving as a "Global Partner" with the World Bank for a publication regarding women's ability globally to secure employment and start businesses.

About The Employment Law Alliance (ELA):
The Employment Law Alliance is the world's largest network of labor and employment lawyers. With specialists in all 50 states and more than 130 countries, the ELA provides multi-state and multi-national companies with seamless and cost-effective services worldwide. On the web at: http://www.employmentlawalliance.com.

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