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Yasmine Tarasewicz


Yasmine Tarasewicz is a partner and co-head of the French & EU Employment Group.

Yasmine has been practicing for more than two decades with a principal focus on French and European labor law and litigation for French and international clients. Her practice centers on collective issues with an emphasis on the employment law aspects of major reorganizations. She also appears before all of the relevant courts in matters such as wrongful dismissals, collective layoffs and litigation against unions or works councils.

Yasmine is established as an opinion leader. As one of France’s leading experts in this field, she lectures and writes extensively. Her opinion and comments are sought by many experts and journalists and she hosts regular committees during which experts and clients can discuss practical employment issues.

Chambers Europe notes that Yasmine “is hailed by sources for her ‘eloquence, strong personality and superstar profile,’” and that “she is widely acclaimed for her abilities and exceptional work on collective employee issues arising out of complex restructurings, as well as for her work on discrimination cases.” The most recent edition of Legal 500 EMEA says that “Proskauer Rose LLP’s reputation is directly linked to the expertise and track record of practice head Yasmine Tarasewicz, who is ‘very impressive and really helpful in assisting clients to find their way through French employment law.’”

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The French Government Responds to COVID-19

COVID-19 Q&A Partial unemployment Confronted with the outbreak of the COVID-19, in order to avoid massive contract termination, employers rely on the possibility to use the French partial unemployment scheme. Please note that the hereunder information is likely to be amended and adapted in accordance with current legislative and regulatory developments. Partial unemployment scheme Question … Continue Reading

The Surprisingly Broad Scope Definition of Workplace Accidents in France

The legal definition of “workplace accidents” under French law does not normally make global headlines.  However, as many of you will have read, a recent decision of the Paris Court of Appeal (CA Paris, May 27, 2019, n°16/08787) did just that. The facts in this case were more salacious than most.  The employee died of … Continue Reading

Social Media in the Workplace Around the World

Social media around the world continues to evolve and so does the International Labor and Employment Group at Proskauer. For a third year, Proskauer and its global partners have conducted a survey of multinational businesses to learn how they are dealing with use of this new media in the workplace. Our third annual survey received … Continue Reading

Bullying, Harassment and Stress in the Workplace — A European Perspective

SEMINAR – Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Program: Bullying, harassment and stress in the workplace is becoming increasingly prevalent. Employers must be ever-more vigilant to prevent unwanted conduct that damages morale, increases staff turnover and exposes businesses to liability. During this panel session we compared the U.S. and European positions, looking at: The legal framework in … Continue Reading

International Employment Litigation Issues

Proskauer’s International Labor and Employment Group participated to the National Foreign Trade Council conference held in New York on July 15, 2011, at the Annual International Human Resources Management Forum: International Employment Litigation Issues Daniel Ornstein, Partner, London Betsy Plevan, Partner, New York Yasmine Tarasewicz, Partner, Paris SEMINAR: International Employment Litigation Issues    … Continue Reading

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