Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel

Member of the Paris Bar

Marie-Emilie joined the firm in 2012, after six years as an associate with the employment department of Latournerie Wolfrom & Associés (2006-2012).

Marie-Emilie specializes in employment and social security law. She assists French and international clients on day-to-day labour relations, individual and collective matters, reorganizations and special employment issues. She has also developed a strong expertise as an employment law litigator both before labour tribunals and civil jurisdictions.

She regularly assists the firm’s corporate law team with employment related issues in M&A transactions such as employment law due diligence, informing and consulting works council, employee transfers, management packages and corporate reorganizations.

Marie-Emilie is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and the American Bar Association (ABA).


  • Décideurs – Leaders League Leadership & Management du capital humain 2021: “Forte notoriété
  • Décideurs – Leaders League Human capital & Labor Law 2021: “Highly recommended


  • Overview of a reduction in force in France, Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel, June 28th, 2022, published on Mondaq, and our website.
  • Overview of the non-competition clause in French Employment Law, Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel and Astrid Brébant, September 20th 2021, published on Lexology, Mondaq, and our website.
  • French works councils have a right of appeal against merger control decisions of the French Competition Authority, May 6th 2021, published on Lexology, and our website.
  • Employee or corporate officer? Know the differences and consequences under French labor law, Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel and Christophe Calvao, April 9th 2021, published on Lexology, Mondaq, and our website .