The global legal services guide Chambers and Partners has listed the Employment Law Alliance in its Global 2015 directory as among "The Elite" and in Band 1 for Employment and Labour - Global-wide (Legal Networks). Band 1 is the highest distinction offered.
The guide's description of the ELA includes this passage:
This network offers impressive worldwide coverage across all 50 US states as well as Canada, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia-Pacific. In addition to labour and employment law expertise, members provide advice on matters relating to immigration, such as work permits and work visas. Members undergo regular evaluations to ensure the quality of service remains high.