Andrew J Boling is a partner with Baker & McKenzie. He represents employers and management in a variety of cross-border employment and labour matters, and works closely with his clients to design and implement effective global employment strategies. He represents employers in drafting and enforcing confidentiality agreements and covenants not to compete in the cross-border context, in implementing global workforce reductions and collective redundancies, in preparing cross-border employment and assignment agreements, in preparing and implementing performance management systems, in preparing and implementing global codes of conduct and corporate social responsibility programmes, and in resolving conflict of laws issues and issues involving compliance with global labor standards. In addition, he counsels employers on the prevention of harassment and discrimination on a global basis, preparing globally compliant procedures and documents to protect confidential information and represents employers and corporate boards on internal investigations and whistleblowing complaints.
When honoured by another organization as the US Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2013, Andrew was recognized as a pioneering thought leader in the practice of cross border employment law. Andrew has co-authored ten books on employment law and has written and lectured extensively on employment law issues, covering such topics as the extraterritorial application of US employment laws, data protection laws and employee privacy, cross-border enforcement of restrictive covenants, cross-border employment agreements, global mobility, global redundancies, and internal investigations. He has lectured on employment topics throughout the throughout the world, including guest lectures at universities and law schools.
In addition to his focus on international employment issues, Andrew counsels and represents employers in all types of US employment matters. He has represented companies in hundreds of lawsuits and administrative proceedings throughout the United States.
Andrew attended the University of Illinois College of Law (JD, Harno Scholar) and Augustana College (BA, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude).