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Ogletree Deakins International Video Series: At-Will Employment

Authors: Bonnie Puckett (Atlanta), Jean Kim (Atlanta)

Published Date: October 17, 2017

In the final chapter of our four-part video series, Bonnie Puckett, of counsel in our International Practice Group, and Jean Kim, an associate in our International Practice Group, discuss the absence of at-will employment outside the U.S. Tune in to our five-minute video below, in which they cover considerations for U.S.-based in-house counsel who need to know how to structure—and dissolve—employment relationships outside the U.S.

Bonnie Puckett  (Atlanta)

Bonnie Puckett
Bonnie Puckett leads the firm’s Asia-Pacific practice, advising on all types of cross-border and global employment matters within the Asia region and worldwide. Some of her major work includes preparing contracts, handbooks, and corporate policies designed for worldwide as well as country-specific use. Bonnie develops business-practical solutions for employers confronting various international challenges from onboarding, to compensation structure, to performance management, to...

Jean Kim  (Atlanta)

Jean Kim
*Currently licensed in South Carolina only. Jean Kim is an attorney in the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins and is based in the firm’s Atlanta office. As a full-time member of the firm’s International Practice Group, Jean is part of a growing team of international attorneys based in five countries with unique experience handling employment-law matters worldwide. Jean is bilingual in English and Korean, and generally focuses her practice on the Asia-Pacific regions...