LABLAW attends ABA 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference

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LABLAW partner Sharon Reilly will be in Chicago, Illinois, taking part in the American Bar Association’s 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference. The 4-day conference kicks off on November 9th at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, with an expected attendance of over 1,200 delegates. Founded in 1878, the American Bar Association (ABA) has over then 410,000 members all over the world and it is one of the world’s largest organization of legal professionals, Bar Associations and law societies.

The ABA Section of Labour and Employment Law has been a central event of the international legal community’s calendar, as it provides the occasion to exchange knowledge and to build and renew a global network of colleagues and business contacts. The Conference also aims at creating an opportunity for debates and exchanging ideas on important employment and labour law matters.

“I am delighted to be invited to participate at this prestigious conference,” said Sharon Reilly. “As my practice is wholly international, it is a great opportunity for me to exchange ideas with serious and skilled professionals coming from different realities.”.

 About Sharon Reilly


Sharon is a partner in LABLAW. She is a dual qualified, bilingual Scottish and Italian lawyer. She heads up the firm’s international team of lawyers, advising global clients on Italian employment law and industrial relations.

Sharon’s practice is internationally focused, advising foreign companies in a broad range of sectors, including: energy, information technology, retail, logistics, insurance, fashion and manufacturing.

Having lived and worked in Italy for over 20 years, Sharon can approach and see issues (both legal and cultural) from the client’s Anglo Saxon perspective and put them into an Italian context and vice versa. This is a ‘value-add’ for foreign clients doing business in Italy, who grapple daily with the complexities of Italian employment law.

Sharon is on the Board of the British Chamber of Commerce in Milan and a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars. She entered the rankings of the prestigious Who’s Who Legal Guide for the first time in 2014 and in the same year she was shortlisted at the Italian Top Legal Awards, category: Female Lawyer of the Year. Sharon is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 directory, which highlighted that she “provides excellent strategic guidance’ and ‘innovative solutions to complex business problems’.


LABLAW, the largest Italian labour law firm by its geographical reach, anchors its strength on its team of 50+ professionals based in Milan, Naples, Pescara, Padua, Genoa, Bari and Rome, who are all specialized exclusively in employment law and industrial relations. LABLAW knows that labour and employment law issues do not just occur from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. In order to ensure a continual personalized service, LABLAW is available to assist clients 24 hours a day – 7 days a week – 365 days a year. LABLAW is proud to be a founding member and the Italian representative of L&E GLOBAL – is an international alliance of law firms, which provide counsel to employers on labour relations, employment law, immigration law and employee benefits. For more information about LABLAW please visit:

For more information please contact Cesare Colonna, Marketing and Communications Director at LABLAW, at +39 02.30.311.361 or at