Martin Schmelkin Joins Jones Day's Labor & Employment Practice in New York

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 17:37


Jones Day has announced that Martin Schmelkin has joined as a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice and will be based in its New York Office. Schmelkin arrives with more than 15 years of experience from Goldman Sachs, where he was a managing director, associate general counsel with Goldman Sachs' Employment Law Group.

Schmelkin represents employers in all aspects of the employment relationship. He has in-depth experience with financial services firms, including investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms and asset managers, and he brings a business-minded perspective to the practice given his in-house background. He understands the legal and business challenges facing employers, regularly advising on litigation and arbitration strategy, counseling on issues related to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, and disciplinary and termination activity, coordinating the implementation of policies and programs across multiple global jurisdictions, and leading workplace training programs.