AmCham's HR and Legal Committee invites you to a discussion of the legal challenges surrounding employment issues in post-COVID-19 workplaces on June 4 from 8:30 am-10 am. Zheng Lu, partner at Baker McKenzie, and Kevin Jones, partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, will offer their expertise on the following topics:

  • Cost reduction
  • Employee termination
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Global mobility

Speakers will use real case examples during the presentation.

HR Committee Chair Tony Ling will lead the discussion. Attendees are welcome to pre-submit questions by email to bing.chen@amcham-shanghai.org.


8:30-8:45 am: Check-in & Networking

8:45-8:50 am: Opening

8:50-9:30 am: Presentations

9:30-10:00 am: Audience Q & A


  • Kevin JONES (Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP)

    Kevin JONES

    Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

    Based in Greater China for more than 24 years, Kevin Jones assists clients with a wide range of employment matters involving contentious and non-contentious issues. Kevin’s depth and breadth of experience provides employers with a strong resource for all of their employment needs in China.

    Employer Advocate
    Kevin advises employers on:
    Staffing issues arising from acquisitions and other reorganizations
    Resolving labor disputes
    Establishing effective compliance programs
    Investigating employees for misconduct or FCPA/anti-bribery violations
    Employee hiring and termination
    Mass layoffs and labor unrest
    Establishment and enforcement of company polices
    Advising on labor union issues
    Drafting and negotiating collective contracts

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  • Zheng LU (Partner at Baker McKenzie’s Shanghai office)

    Zheng LU

    Partner at Baker McKenzie’s Shanghai office

    Ms. Lu is a Partner of Baker McKenzie’s Shanghai office. She routinely leads massive employment projects, such as mass layoffs, restructuring, investigations, and employee unrests / strikes, involving challenging and complex considerations. She also specializes in strategic employment counselling and developing creative employment solutions for multinational corporations in their global transactions and day-to-day operations. Ms. Lu was named the “Leading Individual: Labor and Employment (Foreign Firms, China)” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2019 and 2020, and “Leading Lawyer – Employment: PRC Law (International Firms)” by Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide from 2016 to 2020.

    Ms. Lu graduated from the University of lowa College of Law with a J.D. (2004) and an LL.M. (2001), and also from the East China University of Politics and Law with an LL.B. (2000). She is admitted before the State Bar of Missouri, U.S.A.

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A prepayment is required when choosing 'Standard Price'.

Member Ticket
Member Price Free
Member Company Employee Ticket
Standard Price RMB 200
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact Bing Chen

Contact Organizer

+86 2161693020

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