Herb Gerson Elected to Executive Committee and Americas Committee of Ius Laboris

Date   Apr 23, 2014

FordHarrison is pleased to announce that Herb Gerson, the Firm's Co-Managing Partner, has been elected to serve on the Executive Committee of Ius Laboris.  He will also chair the Americas Committee of Ius Laboris. FordHarrison is the sole U.S. member of Ius Laboris.


Ius Laboris is the world's largest, integrated alliance of human resources and pensions law firms. Through membership in Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides its clients with highly specialized advice and support worldwide, with the ability to collaborate with more than 1,300 leading global HR law practitioners. Ius Laboris has 20% more HR lawyers ranked globally than any other legal services organization. Firms in over 44 countries and 125 cities are members of Ius Laboris.


"As a result of our involvement in Ius Laboris, our clients have access to integrated services of real strength and depth due to a significant level of close collaboration between the independent member firms of the alliance. This is true whether we are working on multi-jurisdictional projects or a single issue. Ius Laboris accomplishes this seamless working relationship by sharing knowledge through its International Practice Groups, meetings, and training through The Ius Laboris' Academies." said Gerson.


Herb Gerson focuses his practice on managing all areas related to traditional labor and employment issues both domestically and globally. He co-chaired the Labor and Employment Committee of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association and is a graduate of Leadership Memphis and a member of the Advisory Board to the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce. Herb is a member of the Labor and Employment Subcommittees of the American, Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as the International Bar Association. He is also a member of the ABA International Labour and Employment Law Committee. Herb is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America.


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