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Michelle Gyves

Michelle Gyves

Associate

Michelle Gyves is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Her practice focuses on providing strategic advice and counseling to domestic and multinational employers on a wide range of employment law matters. These matters include hiring and termination, compensation and benefits, restrictive covenants, diversity and inclusion, and global mobility.

Michelle has conducted numerous multi-country audits of employment laws and practices, ensuring clients’ compliance in a wide range of areas. Her experience covers data privacy, disability and leave laws, employer health and safety obligations, and working time regulations, among numerous other issues. She also provides advice on issues related to the intersection of technology and employment law, including "Bring Your Own Device" policies, social media in the workplace and use of electronic signatures for employment documents.

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Privacy Shield Details Released

As we previously reported, EU and US officials have reached an agreement to implement a program known as the EU-US Privacy Shield.  The Privacy Shield is a successor to the US-EU Safe Harbor program, which was invalidated last year, and is the culmination of more than two years of negotiations between the EU and US … Continue Reading

German DPAs Announce Policy Severely Limiting Mechanisms for Lawful Germany-to-U.S. Data Transfers

Over the course of the coming weeks, we will examine the various options available to companies in light of the European Court of Justice’s (CJEU) decision invalidating the US-EU Safe Harbor framework, including model contracts, binding corporate rules (BCRs), consent and reliance on derogations. News out of Germany, however, indicates that a one-size-fits all approach … Continue Reading
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