The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2012
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
honors + affiliations
Member, Law Society of England and Wales
Member, Employment Lawyers Association
- England & Wales (Solicitor)
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Emma Damiral is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labour and Employment Practice. Emma has a broad range of contentious and noncontentious employment experience. She has worked in a number of different areas of employment law, including advising on employment aspects of corporate and outsourcing transactions, redundancy programmes, and the enforceability of restrictive covenants; drafting and negotiating compromise agreements for employers and senior executives; reviewing and drafting employment-related documentation, including employment contracts, bonus schemes, and policies and procedures; and advising on day-to-day employment matters, including disciplinary and grievance issues, sickness absence, terminations, and TUPE situations. She has also been involved in and advises clients on employment tribunal and high court proceedings, including claims of unfair dismissal, breach of contract, and discrimination.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Emma was an employment associate at a major US law firm in London.
Ms. Damiral is a contributing author to Getting the Deal Through — Labour and Employment, an annual series of deskbooks that provide international analysis in key areas of employment law and policy for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and global team leaders. Ms. Damiral has authored feature chapters in Getting the Deal Through — Labour and Employment 2012.
Emma earned her LPC, with commendation, from the College of Law of England and Wales, London in 2000 and her LLB from the University of Leicester, England in 1999.
Emma is admitted to practice in England and Wales as a Solicitor.
- College of Law of England and Wales, London, 2000, LPC, Commendation
- University of Leicester, England, 1999, LLB