Bonnie Puckett leads the firm’s Asia-Pacific practice and offers global companies business-practical cross-border guidance on all aspects of managing a global and internationally-mobile workforce, reconciling complex issues of multiple and conflicting laws and managing risk. Her regional focus spans Asia and beyond, with specialized expertise in countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Australia, Israel, and the UAE, as well as experience with matters in Europe and the Americas. Bonnie’s practice covers data privacy, employee mobility and expatriate strategy, restrictive covenants, international expansion, and alternative staffing structures.
An experienced workplace investigator and litigator, Bonnie helps companies respond to concerns such as sexual harassment, bullying, financial misconduct, and other whistleblower- and compliance-related reports, with an emphasis on the multijurisdictional implications involved in navigating communication barriers, complex multicultural power dynamics, and cross-border matrix reporting structures. Bonnie also conducts customized executive, management, and general employee trainings on compliance, global codes of conduct, and facilitating a respectful workplace globally. She advises on related global and local policy strategy, and develops and administers individualized one-on-one trainings to address specific situations.
In addition to guiding employers through day-to-day employment issues from a multinational perspective, Bonnie handles all forms of complex international employment disputes including litigation in the US and abroad.