Soumaya Ouzzani

Of Counsel


Soumaya Ouzzani is an Employment lawyer in Orrick’s Paris office recently promoted to a Of Counsel position.

Soumaya advises French and international companies on all employment law matters. She intervenes on collective and individual matters, as well as litigation and pre-litigation issues.

Soumaya has extensive experience of managing restructuring plans and redundancy plans. In this context she assists clients not only with the legal aspects of their restructuring project, but also on the appropriate communication and negotiation strategy to be adopted, notably with regard to employee representative bodies, social partners and the administration.

Soumaya has acquired a great deal of expertise in judicial and labour court proceedings and represents her clients in collective or individual litigation.

Soumaya also advises companies on a day-to-day basis in the context of individual labour relations and in particular the management of relationships with top management and executives.

Before joining Orrick in 2017, Soumaya was an associate in the employment law department of a leading British law firm.