About Michelle A. Gyves

Michelle Gyves helps clients navigate an array of employment issues with a particular focus on the employment and labor aspects of corporate transactions.

Insights on a wide range of personnel matters

Shelly advises clients on complex labor, employment and benefits issues in connection with M&A and financing transactions including restrictive covenants, employee transfers and workforce integration, and compensation arrangements and conducts employment and labor diligence. Her experience includes managing the unique issues that arise in transactions involving a unionized workforce. Whether representing a buyer, seller or management team, Shelly focuses on the issues most important to the client, helping them navigate legal risk while facilitating getting the deal done.

Shelly also provides day-to-day counseling on a broad spectrum of employment-related issues, including hiring and termination, compensation and benefits, restrictive covenants, wage and hour requirements, workplace policies and investigations, diversity and inclusion. She also has extensive experience advising on non-US and cross-border employment matters.

Shelly has experience advising clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, health care, fashion and consumer products, energy, food and beverage, manufacturing and hospitality

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Practice Focus

  • Employment law and litigation
  • Workplace regulation
  • Employment benefits
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Data privacy

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