Rebecca L. Marks

Of Counsel || Boston

Rebecca Marks is a member of the Cross-Border Practice Group, which provides worldwide labor and employment law support in over 100 countries.

Her expertise includes crafting practical, business-centric advice on international employment issues for U.S. management of multinational corporations. She supports U.S. human resources internationally and helps educate clients about the differences between US at-will employment law and the employee-centric laws of most of the rest of the world.  She drafts employment contracts, termination agreements and policies to conform with parent company standards but still comply with local requirements. Where necessary, she manages affiliated counsel in each country in litigation matters. Where disciplines overlap, Ms. Marks ensures that clients are aware of potential corporate tax or immigration issues in order to obtain the best results possible in the management of their overseas interests.

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Ms. Marks has extensive experience in international employment law, advising on employment relations issues in multiple countries, particularly in Canada and the EU.  Issues include wage and hour, discrimination allegations, disciplinary procedures, performance improvement, terminations and enforcement of non-competes. She also prepares and provides advice on employment policies, employment agreements, termination agreements and global mobility.






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Prior to joining Ogletree, Rebecca was Senior Corporate Counsel responsible for international employment issues in 20+ different countries for multinational software company Pegasystems Inc. She started her legal career as a litigator with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

She is proficient in French and has lived 22 years in France, Australia, Spain, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.


Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (International Section, and Labor and Employment Section)
  • Boston Bar Association


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