Sabine Smith-Vidal is the managing partner of Morgan Lewis’s Paris office. She advises French and international companies on labor and employment issues associated with cross-border transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. Working closely with her clients, Sabine assists with the establishment of pension plans, employee savings plans, and social plans. She advises corporations on multijurisdictional employment issues, including trade union law, outsourcing, and individual and collective dismissals. In addition, Sabine provides guidance and legal representation in labour dispute litigation. Sabine earned her DEA in 1987 at Universite de Paris II Pantheon-Assas and a diploma in 1983 from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.