Originally Published in Inside Counsel | September 17, 2014 | By Paul Mandell
One of the keys to a successful transaction is getting ahead of lurking employment risks
Employment issues are among a GC’s greatest challenges. These are heightened in the context of M&A, when despite due diligence, you may be surprised following the close by, hidden issues among your new workforce. One of the keys to a successful transaction is getting ahead of these lurking employment risks. However, to do so, your due diligence process requires more than a review of active litigation or threatened claims. Set forth below are a few tips to ensuring that you minimize post-close hassles by optimizing your employment-focused due diligence.