Marianna Karapetyan

Senior Associate


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Marianna advises national and international companies on all aspects of individual and collective labor law with a particular industry focus on technology companies.

She advises companies in all stages of growth, from pre-IPO start-ups to unicorns and investors to international corporations on a wide range of labor law matters. In addition to day-to-day employment law advice, this includes assisting companies with complex transactions, restructurings, and redundancies.

Her practice also focuses on employment law issues, such as employee leasing, service contracts for the management board or advice in the conclusion and negotiation of shop agreements.

Most recently, she has advised leading global technology companies such as Pinterest and Snap on various labor law issues and has been an important contact for many young technology companies since their foundation.

Marianna has been with Orrick since 2019.

Posts by: Marianna Karapetyan

Germany’s Federal Labor Court Boosts Enforcement of Equal Pay

Germany is not exactly known to be a pioneer when it comes to equal pay. In Germany, the pay gap remains particularly large and is only closing slowly, according to the Federal Statistical Office. The Federal Labor Court now took a step ahead to strengthen women’s rights in its latest ruling which will enable women to enforce their rights and simplify proceedings in equal-pay cases by putting the burden of proof on employers. READ MORE