Leadership and Management

 

CEO of the Employment Law Alliance

Steve Hirshfeld

Stephen J. Hirschfeld, Esq.

CEO Stephen J. Hirschfeld founded the ELA in 2000. With 30 years of labor and employment law experience, he has worked with employers of all types and sizes on issues ranging from wrongful termination to sexual harassment to discrimination to wage and hour class actions, labor arbitrations, and employment law counseling.

Steve regularly works with multi-state and multi-national companies to ensure global labor law compliance and can readily assemble a team of experts throughout the U.S. and around the world to assist with your full array of labor and employment needs.

Steve is also available for:

  • Identifying and recommending individual ELA lawyers throughout the world
  • Global employment law audits to ensure that personnel policies and practices are in full compliance with all local laws wherever you have operations
  • Conducting legal training for company management on compliance with all local labor and employment laws involving hiring, termination, discrimination, etc. in the U.S. and around the globe
  • Membership determinations
  • Strategic alliances and collaborations
  • Sponsorships
  • RFPs

Office Address
505 Montgomery Street,  13th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
United States

Phone Number
+1 415-835-9011

Fax Number
+1 415-834-0443

Email
shirschfeld@employmentlawalliance.com

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Natasha Baker

Natasha Baker 

2.0 Delegate
Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
San Francisco, CA, USA

Jan Hofkens

Jan Hofkens

Lydian
Brussels, Belgium

Phillipa Muir

Cynthia Chung

Deacons
Hong Kong

Jan Tibor Lelley

Jan Tibor Lelley

Buse Heberer Fromm
Essen, Germany

Juan Carlos De La Vega

Juan Carlos De La Vega

Santamarina y Steta
Garza García, N.L., Mexico

Siva Nadarajah

Siva Nadarajah

Shearn Delamore & Co.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Glenn W. Dowd
 

Glenn W. Dowd

Day Pitney LLP
Hartford, CT, USA

Sonal

Sonal Sejpal

Anjarwalla & Khanna
Nairobi, Kenya

Anna M. Elento-Sneed
 

Anna M. Elento-Sneed

ES&A
Honolulu, HA

Mary Ellen Simonson

Mary Ellen Simonson

Lewis and Roca, LLP
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Greg Heywood
 

Greg Heywood

Roper Greyell LLP
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Enrique M. Stile

Enrique M. Stile

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
Buenos Aires, Argentina

       

Regional Committee Leadership:

Asia and the Pacific

 

Business Development

Jeffrey Wilson

Jeffrey Wilson

Jun He
Shanghai, China
Chair, Business Development Committee

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C. W. Hyun

Kim and Chang
Seoul South Korea
Vice Chair, Business Development Committee

       

Communications

   
Jenny Tsin

Jenny Tsin

WongPartnership
Singapore
Co-Chair, Communications Committee

Vivien Yui

Vivien Yui

WongPartnership
Singapore
Co-Chair, Communications Committee



Atul Gupta

 

Atul Gupta

Trilegal
Bangalore, India
Vice-Chair, Communications Committee

 

 

       

Member Services

   
Ajay Raghavan

Ajay Raghavan

Trilegal
Bangalore, India
Chair, Member Services Committee

Raymond Low

Raymond Low

Shearn Delamore & Co.
Vice Chair, Member Services

       

Europe

 

Business Development 

Angelo Zambelli

Angelo Zambelli

Grimalde Studio Legale
Milan, Italy
Chair, Business Development Committee

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Hrvoje Vidan

Vidan Law Office
Zagreb, Croatia
Vice Chair, Business Development Committee

       

Communications

Tomi Kemppainen

Tomi Kemppainen

Castrén & Snellman
Helsinki, Finland
Chair, Communications Committee

Vesela Kabatliyska

Vesela Kabatliyska

Dinova Rusev & Partners
Sofia, Bulgaria
Vice Chair, Communications Committee

       

Member Services

   
ELA Member Fredrik Dahl

Fredrik Dahl

Vinge
Stockholm, Sweden
Chair, Member Services Committee

ELA member Philippe Schmit

Philippe Schmit 

Arendt and Medernach
Luxembourg
Vice Chair, Member Services Committee

 

 

 

 

Latin/South America

 

Business Development

IMG

Carolina Camacho

Posse Herrera Ruiz
Bogota, Colombia
Chair, Business Development

 

 

   
       

Communications

   
Jose Balta

Jose Balta

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados
Lima, Peru
Chair, Communications Committee

IMG

John Tucker

Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque
Venezuela
Vice Chair, Communications Committee

       

Member Services

   
Renato Canizares

Renato Canizares

Demarest Advogados
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Chair, Business Development Committee

IMG

Enrique Radmilovich

Hughes & Hughes
Uruguay
Vice Chair, Business Development Committee

   

Middle East/Africa

 

Business Development

Lusanda Raphulu

Lusanda Raphulu

Bowmans
Cape Town, South Africa
Chair, Business Development Committee
 

   
       

Communications

   
Sara Khoja

Sara Khoja

Clyde and Co.
Dubai, UAE
Chair, Communications Committee

Ernest Sembatya Kaggwa

Ernest Sembatya Kaggwa

MMAKS Advocates
Kampala, Uganda
Vice Chair, Communications Committee

       

Member Services

   
Mohamed Oulkhouir

Mohamed Oulkhouir

CWA Morocco
Casablanca, Morocco
Chair, Member Services

Mary Ekemezie

Mary Ekemezie

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Lagos, Nigeria
Vice Chair, Member Services

 

 

 

 

North America

 

Business Development

Rosalee McNamara

 

Rosalee McNamara

Lathrop Gage
Kansas City, Missouri
Co-Chair, Business Development Committee

Rosalee McNamara

 

Susan Spradley

GrayRobinson
Orlando, Florida
Co-Chair, Business Development Committee

       

Communications

   
Bruce Cross

 

Bruce Cross 

Cross Gunther Witherspoon and Galchus
Little Rock, Arkansas
Chair, Communications Committee

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Erin Kuzz 

Sherrard Kuzz
Toronto, Ontario
Vice Chair, Communications Committee

       

Member Services

   
Paul Nason

 

Paul Nason

Locke Lord
Dallas, Texas
Chair, Member Services Committee

Henry M. Perlowski

Henry M. Perlowski

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Atlanta, Georgia
Vice Chair, Member Services Committee

       

 

2.0 Leadership

 

Global Chairperson

Natasha Baker

Natasha Baker 

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
San Francisco, CA, USA

   
   

Member Services

Trisha Gibo

Trisha Gibo

ES&A
Honolulu, Hawaii
 

Bridget Romero

Bridget Romero

Lathrop Gage
Kansas City, Kansas

Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Melbourne, Australia

   
       

Communications

Sarah Reiner

Sarah Reiner

Gray Robinson
Orlando, Florida

Kseniya Veretelnik

Kseniya Veretelnik

Loranger Marcoux
Montreal, Quebec

 

Business Development

Teresa Teare

Teresa Teare

Shawe & Rosenthal, LLP
Baltimore, Maryland

Katherine Nash

Katherine Nash

Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt P.C.
St. Louis, Missouri

Gergana Antonova

Gergana Antonova

Dinova Rusev & Partners
Sofia, Bulgaria

Laura Pasqualone

Laura Pasqualone

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Phoenix, Arizona

 

       

 Chief Operating Officer

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Peter Walts

Peter Walts joined the ELA as a business development consultant in 2014 and now serves as COO of the organization. He is a highly energetic and successful business leader with over 25 years' experience helping organizations grow in challenging, competitive, and volatile markets.

Pete is responsible for leading the operational activities of the ELA and works closely with board and committee leaders to develop growth for the organization.

Phone Number
+1 215 768-9936

Email
pwalts@employmentlawalliance.com

 
Director of Member Relations

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Mary Anne Creighton

Mary Anne is available to assist with:

  • General inquiries
  • Annual meeting session topics and speakers
  • Global Employer Handbook
  • Website questions
  • Webinars

Phone Number
+1 610-955-9586

Email
mcreighton@employmentlawalliance.com

 

Director of Marketing

 
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Pam Carroll

Pam has made a career in the business of building brands including strategic marketing experience working within the legal, healthcare, association management, education, travel and tech sectors.  

In her previous roles as a global marketer, she has demonstrated her abilities to build brand equity through disseminating effective marketing messages to targeted audiences and executing successful social media tactics for greater brand engagement. 

Pam holds a master’s degree in Corporate Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications.  With more than two decades as a leader in the marketing and communications sector, she has served in various executive roles in marketing, public relations and women’s business organizations, and has won awards for her work in marketing and television.

Phone Number

+1 215-534-8350

Email 
pcarroll@employmentlawalliance.com


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