Melanie Gurley Keeney moderated a lively panel discussion in Lisbon, Portugal on October 14, 2019, for the Employment Law Alliance entitled: “Politics, Economics, and the Law Collide: How Global Businesses are Impacted by These Land Mines.” The panel discussion was very lively and included Duncan Inverarity, Head of the Labor and Employment Practice for A&L Goodbody from Dublin, Ireland; Jeffrey Wilson, Counsel for JunHe in Shanghai, China; Lusanda Raphulu, partner at Bowmans in South Africa; and Larry Harding, President of TMF Group. The panel was very well received!
Melanie Gurley Keeney practices in the areas of employment, immigration and education law. Melanie has been included in Best Lawyers in America® for 25 years, and has been recognized in all areas of her practice. She also has been named to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® lists for over 10 years, and has been rated one of the top 50 female lawyers in Missouri and Kansas. She was named a “Top Missouri Lawyer” by St. Louis Magazine and Kansas City Magazine for Immigration Law. Melanie has been distinguished as Best Lawyers® St. Louis Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year in 2019, 2015, and 2012, and St. Louis Education Law Lawyer of the year in 2017. In 2016, Missouri Lawyers Weekly presented Melanie with the Women’s Justice Litigation Practitioner Award and in 2014, Washington University School of Law honored Melanie with the International Women’s Day Award for Employment Law. She has served as an adjunct professor at Washington University and is a frequent presenter on legal topics. Melanie is a founding Shareholder of the Firm and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Firm.