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July 1, 2021

National Law Journal Names Darren Gardner a 2021 Employment Trailblazer

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2021 — The National Law Journal has named King & Spalding partner Darren Gardner to its 2021 Employment Trailblazers list.

Gardner leads King & Spalding’s Global Human Capital and Compliance Practice and is recognized globally as a pioneer in the area of international employment law. His centralized advisor approach to international employment law has changed the way that many of the world’s largest companies manage their global workforce and HR compliance issues.

The NLJ’s Trailblazers list recognizes lawyers, chosen from hundreds of nominations, who “have shown a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way,” according to the publication.

To view the full Employment Trailblazers list, including Gardner’s profile, click here.

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