Karine Audouze is the Managing Partner of the Ogletree Deakins Paris office. Karine advises clients on hiring / terminating senior executives, redundancies, international employee transfers and employment issues as part of sale and merger deals. Karine acts mostly for international groups with a presence in France with a particular focus on the TMT sector. She also handles individual and collective employment litigation.
Karine is Secretary of the Discrimination and Equality Law Committee of the IBA (International Bar Association) and presents at international conferences and seminars on a wide range of employment law topics. Karine lectures annually on employment law at the University of Montpellier.
Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Karine was a partner for numerous years at law firms Olswang, Hoche and Falque & Associés and earlier in her career spent 8 years as an associate in the New York and Paris offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
Karine is trilingual in French, English and German.