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Louis R. Franzese

The Hertz Corporation
Vice President, Global Labor Relations & HR Practices
Park Ridge, NJ, USA


Lou Franzese began his career with The Hertz Corporation ten years ago as Senior Staff Counsel.  In January 2005, Lou was made Staff Vice President, Labor Relations & Employment Practices and in April 2007, Lou was promoted to Vice President, Global Labor Relations & HR Practices. At Hertz, Lou is responsible for all legal matters in the labor and employment context including all wage and hour matters. He has lectured on various employment related issues and serves as the Corporate Counsel Coordinator on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. 

Prior to joining Hertz, Lou spent eight years in private practice representing management in both employment and traditional labor matters. He served as Chief Labor Spokesperson in numerous collective bargaining sessions and as lead counsel in various employment law matters.

Lou has a Bachelor of Arts from New York University and his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law.


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