Ms. Diana Nehro is the Deputy to the Chair of the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins and is based in the firm’s Boston office. She also serves as a chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Ms. Nehro assists clients in efficiently and effectively managing international labor and employment issues in an ever-expanding global economy.
Ms. Nehro has experience in advising multinational clients in connection with the establishment and management of international workforces, including the preparation and enforcement of personnel policies and employment agreements, compensation and benefits, litigation avoidance and strategy, as well as general corporate matters germane to employers conducting business abroad.
In this role, Ms. Nehro – whose focus is on Latin America – is part of a growing team of international attorneys based in four countries with unique experience handling employment-law matters worldwide advising clients on all areas of managing a local workforce, including onboarding, employment agreements, statutory entitlements, variable compensation plans, employee handbooks, and codes of ethics and conduct, payroll tax and permanent establishment concerns, policies and procedures, incentive compensation plans and restrictive covenants and terminations, including severance benefits and independent contractor agreements, and labor-related merger and acquisition issues.
- J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2000
- B.A., magna cum laude, Anthropology and Sociology, Colby College, 1997
Admitted to Practice:
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- Negotiated contentious termination of senior-level manager accused of engaging in improper conduct
- Provided HR trainings for US multinationals commencing operations in Mexico
- Provided risk-mitigating solutions in connection with latest amendments to Mexico’s labor law with respect to corporate and labor structure
- Managed and reduced employment litigations brought by improperly classified independent contractors against US multinational
- Negotiated and prepare statutory officer agreement with Brazilian subsidiary of US multinational
- Advised technology multinationals on protection of employee-created intellectual property in light of employee-protective Argentine intellectual property legislation
- Managed improper termination claims, and subsequent appeals of such claims, for US-based sports franchise
- Advised and provided risk-reducing measures for converting improperly classified independent contractors to employees
- Advised on termination-related obligations to Chilean employee of both German multinational and its Chilean subsidiary
- New York City Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Connecticut Bar Association
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