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Karine Audouze

Offices / Paris office

Who am I?

Trilingual in French, English and German, member of the Paris and New York Bar, I have practiced employment law for 20 years mainly in US and UK firms. I very much enjoy the international aspect of my work.


I joined UGGC in December 2018 attracted by the stability of the firm and of its partners as well as the dynamism of the teams.

My practice

I act as a strategic advisor on employment aspects of corporate transactions of any kind, I advise on restructurings and on matters dealing with management. I act mainly for international groups with a presence in France. I also act in invidual or collective litigation.


Who’s Who Legal France 2021 – Line-Alexa Glotin, Karine Audouze, Thierry Dal Farra and Anne-Marie Pecoraro recognized “Thought Leader” in 4 categories !

UGGC Avocats congratulates Line-Alexa Glotin, Karine Audouze, Thierry Dal Farra and Anne-Marie Pecoraro recognized “Thought Leader” by Who’s Who Legal 2021.   Line-Alexa Glotin, recognized « Thought Leader – France » for her expertise in Private Client; Karine Audouze, ranked « Thought Leader – France » in Labor and Employment law; Thierry Dal Farra, recognized « Thought Leader […]

Legal 500 2021 – UGGC ranked in Employement Law

UGGC is proud to be ranked again among the best law firms in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 guide in Employment Law.   Analysis of Legal 500: « UGGC Avocats’ team is led by three experienced partners who assist a prominent client base spanning various industries, including the luxury goods and hospitality sectors. The […]

Legal 500 2020 – UGGC ranked in Employment law

UGGC Law Firm is ranked band 3 among the best law firms in the 2020 edition of the guide Legal 500 in Employment law.     Quote from Legal 500: UGGC Avocats provides general employment law guidance to leading French and international companies, including major luxury good brands, hotels and banks, as well as to […]

Lerders League 2020 – UGGC Law firm ranked in 4 categories in employment law

UGGC is proud to be once again, ranked among the best law firms in the 2020 edition of the guide Leaders League – employment law. The firm is ranked : Excellent in restructuring, labor reorganizations and related collective litigation Excellent in collective negotiations and labour relations Strong notoriety in high-risk litigation and criminal employment law […]

Trophées du Droit – Collective negotiations – 2020

The UGGC employment team was awarded the Special Mention for Collective negotiations at the “Trophées du Droit” 2020. Sophie Uettwiller, head of the employment team comments : « Collective negotiations allow employees to be positively involved in the transformation of companies. By signing agreements, companies ensure the support of their employees in achieving their goals. […]


  • Partner, UGGC Avocats - décembre 2018
  • Partner, OGLETREE DEAKINS Paris - 2017
  • Partner, OLSWANG France LLP - 2013
  • Paris Bar - 1993
  • New York Bar - 1991
  • LL.M, Master in laws, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - 1990
  • Pre-doctoral degree in Corporate and Business Law, UNIVERSITE PARIS II - ASSAS - 1989
  • Senior vice chair du diversity and equality committee of IBA
  • EELA Member