King & Spalding has added Luke Edwards as a partner in the firm’s corporate, finance and investments practice group, and as part of the recently-launched global human capital and compliance practice. Edwards, who is based in Sydney, Australia, will divide his time between the firm’s Singapore and Tokyo offices. Joining from Seyfarth Shaw, he will be a core member of the new global human capital and compliance practice. The practice will focus on advising companies on multijurisdictional, strategic and compliance-related workforce matters around the world, including employment law issues, such as worldwide policies for safely working from home, employment and labor issues arising from cross-border M&A, large-scale workforce reductions, workplace harassment and anti-discrimination issues and international workplace investigations and litigation. He obtained his undergraduate degree and his JD from the University of Sydney.
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