Myriam de Gaudusson


Myriam de Gaudusson’s co-heads our Labor & Employment law department.

Myriam deals with transactional and litigation HR issues. She advises employers of all sizes, from SMEs to large international corporations, but also top managers/corporate officers, on all aspects of individual matters (employment agreements with specific clauses, employee termination strategy, secondment/international assignments) and collective relationships (restructurings/downsizing plans, works council consultations, collective bargaining agreement negotiation, GDPR). She is experienced in workplace harassment/discrimination issues implying internal investigations measures and on compliance/whistleblowing questions.

She daily advises on the employment aspects of domestic and international corporate transactions, e.g. LBOs, IPOs, M&A transactions, and on the negotiation of senior executives’ welcome and/or exit packages.

She also has an extensive expertise in incentive plans, management packages and employee shareholding/profit sharing plans, as well as employee benefits/welfare/retirement plans.

Myriam is a member of the American Bar Association, of the AFJE and of the Master 2 DPRT (Assas/Montpellier) and a former Lecturer in Paris Dauphine University (International MBA Section).

  • Quoted in Best Lawyers in France 2024 Guide
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2024: Myriam de Gaudusson is recognized in Employment.
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2024: Myriam de Gaudusson is recognized in the category “PSE and related collective litigations” of the Restructuring ranking
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2024: Myriam de Gaudusson is quoted in the category “advice to managers in LBO transactions” of the Private Equity ranking
  • Leaders League 2024: Rising Team « Labor law: high-risk individual disputes »
  • Leaders League 2024: Silver award «  Labor law: collective bargaining and labor relations »
  • Leaders League 2023: Myriam de Gaudusson is recognized in the categories:
    • Collective bargaining and social relations: Excellent
    • High-risk individual litigation: Excellent
    • Social management of M&As and social audits: Excellent
    • Reorganizations, socials programs, and related litigation: Excellent
    • Compliance program: Excellent
    • Social compliance: Highly recommended
    • Social security: Highly recommended
    • Collective and individual compensation: Highly recommended
    • International investigation and internal investigation: Highly recommended
    • Mobility and expatriation: Recommended
    • Advising management teams: Recommended
    • Additional social protection: Recommended
  • Chambers Europe 2023: What the team is known for: Franklin operates an established practice group offering experience in employment issues arising from harassment claims and corporate restructurings, including mass redundancy. The team advises on senior executive departures and working time policies, as well as acting on employment disputes. The firm’s clients stem from a range of industries including technology, travel and automotive.
    Strengths: “The Franklin team are very attentive. When there is an urgent matter, the lawyers move mountains to address the concerns.
  • Universities of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and Montpellier : Master’s degree (Master 2) in Employment Relations Law
  • University of Montpellier : Master’s degree (Master 2) in Social security Law
  • University of Lyon III : Degree in US Law