L&E Global Expands to South America

L&E Global is proud to announce its expansion to the growing South American market with the addition of top-tier law firm, TozziniFreire Advogados (Brazil), as an L&E Global Affiliated Member.

TozziniFreire Advogados is a leading law firm in Latin America that provides legal services to domestic and international companies in a wide variety of business sectors. Representing clients in both consulting and dispute matters, they have played a major role in many of the most significant transactions in the Brazilian market. The firm has six offices throughout Brazil and an office in New York City. TozziniFreire is ranked in the 1st Tier of Chambers and The Legal 500. L&E Global’s expansion into South America, and to Brazil in particular, emphasizes our commitment to providing top-notch counsel in all regions of the world where employers operate.

Stephan Swinkels, Executive Director of L&E Global, said that, “As national and multi-national companies continue to expand their labor force throughout South America, there is a growing demand for effective counsel from labor and employment attorneys with international capabilities. By solidifying cooperation with a top Brazilian firm like TozziniFreire Advogados we are successfully meeting that demand.”

“Our clients have an increasingly strong interest in Latin America generally and Brazil specifically, which clearly defines why L&E Global should play an important role in this significant legal and economic community. We are very pleased to strengthen our cooperation with a great full service firm like TozziniFreire and its top labor/employment practice,” added John Sander, Shareholder at Jackson Lewis P.C. and Member of the Board at L&E Global.

“As more and more of our clients require advice in multiple legal jurisdictions, TozziniFreire Advogados now has a true partner on international employment law matters,” said Mihoko Sirley Kimura, employment law partner at TozziniFreire Advogados. “Considering that Brazil ranks in the top 10 countries with the highest GDP, we will undoubtedly play an active role in this global network.”

L&E Global is an integrated alliance of premier employment law boutique firms advising on all workplace law related matters, including labor, employment law, immigration, compensation and benefits and pensions. As part of L&E Global’s ongoing commitment to provide attentive, efficient, and cost-effective legal counsel to clients operating in multi-national legal arenas, we are establishing affiliations with highly respected employment law practices of full-service firms, in order to ensure that the needs of our clients are met.

With the addition of Affiliated Members in Sweden and now Brazil, along with member firms in 16 countries throughout the world, L&E Global’s network of international partnerships truly extends throughout the globe.

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