Grant Uhler

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Grant Uhler, an associate in Baker McKenzie's North American Compensation and Employment Law Practice Group, represents and advises multinational employers in the areas of US and international employee mobility and global employment law.

Mr. Uhler has particular expertise dealing with a variety of cross-border compensation and employment matters, including those pertaining to cross-border transactions, cross-border employee assignments and transfers, US and international expatriate taxation, and corporate expansions and contractions.

Practice Focus

Mr. Uhler has extensive experience advising clients on the income tax, social security, payroll withholding and reporting, corporate tax, employment law, employee benefits, and other legal issues related to the cross-border assignment or transfer of employees. He regularly assists clients with all manners of pre- and post-assignment planning, including structuring the employment of cross-border assignees and transferees, developing and implementing tax planning strategies and structures, and drafting international employment and assignment documents such as assignment policies, expatriate assignment letters, intercompany secondment agreements, local employment agreements, severance and settlement agreements, and final release agreements.

Mr. Uhler also regularly advises clients on a wide range of international employment-related matters, including those related to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, reorganizations and post-acquisition integration, as well as global employment counseling projects relating to offer letters, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, reductions-in-force, and separation/relocation packages and procedures.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • Illinois~United States (2011)


  • Syracuse University College of Law (J.D.) (2011)


  • English