Laurent Badoux focuses his practice on employment and labor law, with an emphasis on compensation and employee relations advice. He has a broad range of litigation experience that includes handling some of the largest collective and class actions in Arizona, collective bargaining agreement arbitration, discrimination lawsuits, restrictive covenant enforcement and injunction, and the defense of administrative charges involving various state and federal agencies across the United States.
Laurent has advised domestic and international clients in a variety of industries, including retail and services, hospitality, transportation, trades, governmental affairs, financial services, mining, oil and gas, sanitation, technology, medical devices, health care, and defense contracting. Clients also seek Laurent’s guidance on a broad range of topics, including wage and hour compliance, labor relations, harassment, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, unfair competition, privacy of employee and client data, contingent workforce and gig economy arrangements, fiduciary duties of corporate executives and officers, wrongful termination, workplace discrimination and workplace safety. Laurent assists clients with conducting legal compliance audits, providing preventive training to employees and managers, including sexual harassment and implicit bias awareness training, and drafting employee handbooks and policies, executive compensation agreements, and contracts for expatriates, intra-company transfer employees and international consultants.
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