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Practicing in labor and employment law, Emmanuelle Rivez-Domont principally focuses on labor and social security matters. She is particularly active in the area of reorganization of companies in the context of social plans (Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi), plant closings, outsourcing, and negotiation of collective employment proceedings. Emmanuelle leads the Labor & Employment Practice in the Paris Office.

Emmanuelle also has strong experience in matters relating to employers' responsibility with respect to safety obligations and psycho-social risks, as well as in compliance issues, such as codes of ethics, anticorruption policy, and whistleblowing. She also advises the Firm's clients on labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions. She has significant experience in labor and employment disputes as well.

Emmanuelle regularly advises French and international companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, CBS, EDF, France Telecom, General Electric, Johnson Diversey, Morgan Stanley, Newell Rubbermaid, RATP, Sanofi, SAP, Sherwin Williams, and The Timken Company.

As a member of Jones Day's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, Emmanuelle advises on issues related to the implementation of international plans and policies. She is also a member of the Firm's Restructuring & Reorganization and Outsourcing teams. She regularly comments on such topics in French financial and economic publications and speaks at conferences in France and abroad.

Emmanuelle was a contributor on the discussion about how "COVID 19 has caused the world of work to change" at the BEERG Network meeting, Pan-European Conference in Spain and also at the Paris conference on "L'environnement dans le droit et la pratique des relations de travail."


  • Ahlström Capital BV and Nidoco AB invest in the Decor business of Ahlstrom-MunksjöJones Day advised Ahlström Capital BV and Nidoco AB in the acquisition of the Decor business of Ahlstrom-Munksjö.
  • Macquarie agrees to acquire Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group for approximately €2.4 billionJones Day is advising Macquarie Asset Management in the execution of a put option agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group, for approximately €2.4 billion.
  • Berry Global Inc. completes disposal of Roto-Moulding business to Icelandic investorsJones Day advised Berry Global Inc. in the disposal of plastic rotational moulding business to Rotovia B.V., a special purpose vehicle indirectly owned by Icelandic PE funds, Freyja and Sia IV, and the current management of the business.
  • Hilti Group acquires Fieldwire for approximately $300 millionJones Day is advising the Hilti Group in its acquisition of Fieldwire, a San Francisco, California, based construction technology company specialized in construction project management software, for approximately $300 million.
  • SAP forms strategic partnership with Dediq for financial services industriesJones Day advised SAP in the formation of SAP Fioneer, a joint venture with the Munich based investor DEDIQ GmbH whereby SAP contributed its Financial Services and Insurance Services business and DEDIQ will invest more than €500 million.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Hornblower Group acquires WalksJones Day advised Hornblower Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Walks, a technology-enabled services platform for sightseeing tours and travel activities.
  • Bombardier sells transportation business to Alstom for €6.2 billionJones Day served as antitrust and French corporate counsel in the €6.2 billion sale of Bombardier Inc.'s transportation business to Alstom S.A.
  • Smith & Nephew acquires Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 millionJones Day advised Smith & Nephew plc, the global medical technology company, in its acquisition of the Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $240 million on a cash and debt-free basis.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • ETS Global acquires PippletJones Day represented ETS Global in connection with its acquisition of Pipplet, a start-up company specializing in language assessment for companies.
  • International transportation logistics company restructures European subsidiariesJones Day advised an international expedited transportation logistics company with the restructuring of their European subsidiaries, including closing their operations in France, in order to centralize the company's activities in the Netherlands.
  • International industry group obtains affirmation of dismissal of anxiety damage claims in French Supreme CourtJones Day obtained a favorable decision from the French Supreme Court on behalf of an international industry group with respect to multiple asbestos anxiety damage claims by former employees.
  • GE Digital sells majority stake in ServiceMax to Silver LakeJones Day provided labor and employment advice to General Electric Company with respect to the sale of GE's majority interest in ServiceMax to private equity firm Silver Lake.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Safran completes €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares creating global leader in aircraft equipmentJones Day represented Safran in connection with its €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares to create a global leader in aircraft equipment.
  • European company restructures management, transactional, and collective dismissal procedureJones Day counseled a European subsidiary of global corporation on a variety of employment-related issues.
  • Lincoln Electric acquires Air Liquide Welding for €115 million (US$134 million)Jones Day advised Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. in the €115 million (US$134 million) acquisition of the Air Liquide Welding subsidiary of Air Liquide, a key player in the manufacturing of welding and cutting technologies.
  • Newell Brands sells Winter Sports businesses to Kohlberg & Company for $240 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) in the sale of its Winter Sports businesses to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $240 million, subject to adjustment.
  • Global company considers post-Brexit EWC locationJones Day advised a global company on its options for where to locate its European Works Council following Brexit.
  • Weitere Veröffentlichungen

    • February 2022
      Alert on the new legislation on inventions protection of the companies toward the trainees (with IP team)
    • November, 2021
      Articles on working time monitoring following European Court of Justice decision
    • April, 2021
      BEERG White papers (Covid-19, working time case law in Europe following the European Court of Justice decision)
    • July 2013
      Tax Issues for Internationally-Mobile Employees in Europe, Practical European Tax Strategies, Worldtrade Executive WTE


    • November 19, 2021
      European L&E series of quarterly Webinars November 19, 2021 – Conference – “Environment in Law and Labor Law and work relationships”
    • October 28, 2021
      Home Working and Restructuring, L&E Europe webinar
    • October 26, 2021
      European L&E series of quarterly webinars
    • October 8, 2021
      Talking about the New World of Work, panelist, BEERG European Conference
    • December 3, 2020
      Annual Virtual Labor & Employment Discussion Group Series, Moderator of the panel restructuring, Mass Dissmissal and Furlogh: Best practices for addressing for the global pandemic in Europe
    • October 29, 2020
      HR Policy Global Seminar, Presentation on monitoring of working time in Europe
    • January 23, 2020
      Breakfast meeting on Restructuring in France with Agnès Prochasson (France HR Leader for General Electric) and Fabienne Beuzit
    • October 16, 2018
      Gender Equality Rendezvous - 1st Edition
    • 16 octobre 2018
      Les Rendez-vous de la parité - 1ère édition
    • Octobre 12, 2018
      Conformité de l’entreprise en droit du travail et responsabilité de l’employeur
      Les Ateliers Omnidroit, Dalloz Formation
    • May 16, 2018
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2018
    • 17 octobre 2017
      Enquêtes internes vs. Enquêtes judiciaires : les liaisons dangereuses ?
    • 18 mai 2017
      Conférence Droit du Travail en Europe - 2017
    • May 18, 2017
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2017
    • 17 novembre 2016
      Atelier AFJE "Négocier un contrat de cession d'actions pro-vendeur"
    • 27 septembre 2016
      BEERG 4rth Annual Briefing - Developments in French Labor Law
    • May 19, 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • 19 mai 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • September 25, 2015
      BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labor Law
    • 25 septembre 2015
      BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labour Law
    • May 21, 2015
      Jones Day’s European Labor & Employment Conference 2015: Managing Change Across Europe
    • September 19, 2014
      BEERG and Jones Day Briefing on French Labor Law
    • 19 septembre 2014
      BEERG and Jones Day briefing on French Labor Law
    • May 15, 2014
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2014: Managing Today’s Employment Relationships Across Europe
    • 26 septembre 2013
      Programmes de Compliance et Droit social - organisé avec le Cercle Montesquieu
    • 6 septembre 2013
    • April 18, 2013
      2013 Annual European Labor & Employment Conference
    • 18. April 2013
      Jährliche Tagung: Europäisches Arbeits- und Sozialrecht
    • 26 février 2013
      L’aggravation du risque pénal dans l’entreprise : comment réagir ?
    • June 21, 2012
      European Labor & Employment related compliance issues: The latest developments in Labor law impacting local or multi-national employers
    • 3 novembre 2011
      Santé et environnement : les risques émergents en matière environnementale et sociale, Atelier organisé en partenariat avec l'AFJE
    • October 13, 2011
      Pensions in and after M&A Deals: A Pan-European Panorama
    • June 30, 2011
      Managing Your Risk - Bribery, Corruption and Business Ethics
    • 27 janvier 2011
      Opérations de Spin-off - enjeux et modalités juridiques : La mise en oeuvre des opérations de spin-off, 2ème volet
    • 8 décembre 2009
      Le cadre juridique général de la procédure de fermeture de sites industriels - La réindustrialisation et la revalorisation des sites industriels : aspects droit social, droit de l'environnement et droit immobilier, 2ème Matinée du Club RSE organisée par Jones Day Paris en partenariat avec AEDD.fr
    • 10 novembre 2009
      Le cadre juridique général de la procédure de fermeture de sites industriels : aspects fusions-acquisitions, droit social et droit de l'environnement, Petit-déjeuner du Club RSE organisé par Jones Day Paris en partenariat avec AEDD.fr
    • October 7, 2008
      Pensions: Making or Breaking your European Deal
    • 24 septembre 2007
      Rémunération des cadres dirigeants / actionnariat salarié / participation : quels changements annoncés ?, Club Droit Social & RH
    • September 24, 2007
      Labor Law Club & HR – A Seminar Organized by EFE in Partnership with Jones Day
    • April 28, 2007
      Emerging Trends in European L&E Law and their Impact on Multi-National Corporations
    • 28 avril 2007
      Emerging Trends in European L&E Law and their Impact on Multi-National Corporations
    • 28 avril 2007
      L&E Aspects of Corporate Transactions
    • April 28, 2007
      L&E Aspects of Corporate Transactions
    • April 26, 2007
      European Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Financial Services Industry
    • 26 avril 2007
      European Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Financial Services Industry
    • December 4, 2006
      Une GPEC effective et préalable au PSE, Club Droit social des DRH et Juristes en droit social
    • 4 décembre 2006
      Une GPEC effective et préalable au PSE, Club Droit social des DRH et Juristes en droit social