Employment Agreements and Employment Litigation

By and on January 20, 2022

What effects did the COVID-19 pandemic have on employers and employment litigation in 2021? In these slides, McDermott Partners Andrew Liazos and Ashley Altschuler summarize some of the key developments in hiring, executive compensation, remote work and more.

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Andrew Liazos
Andrew C. Liazos is the global chair of McDermott’s Benefits & Compensation Practice Group and has practiced at McDermott for over 25 years. Andrew focuses his practice on compensation and benefit matters, including related securities, M&A, IPO, private equity, international and litigation matters. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to compensation committees to individual executives in employment and severance negotiations. Read Andrew Liazos' full bio.

Ashley Altschuler
Ashley R. Altschuler is the managing partner of the Firm’s Delaware office. With more than 20 years of experience in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court, as well as other trial and appellate courts in state and federal jurisdictions across the US, he focuses his practice on litigating corporate, securities and complex business matters. His practice includes defense of shareholder derivative actions, mergers and acquisitions litigation, federal and state securities class actions, commercial litigation, arbitrations and bankruptcy-related litigation. Ashley also represents clients in internal investigations and counsels boards of directors with respect to corporate governance, business judgment, executive compensation and regulatory issues. He has successfully litigated high-stakes cases relating to multibillion dollar buyouts, breach of fiduciary duty, investment stakes, tender offers and contests for corporate control, financial and accounting fraud, insider trading, contests for company books and records, stock option backdating, and many of the largest corporate bankruptcies in history. Read Ashley Altschuler 's full bio.




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