Paul Ades is senior vice president for labor relations and Americas operations for Hilton. He leads Hilton’s global labor relations function, negotiates collective bargaining agreements, provides strategic counsel on labor matters, and oversees Hilton’s legal operations group.

Prior to joining Hilton, Ades served as general counsel for labor and employment at MGM Resorts International, and as associate general counsel for Caesars Entertainment. He also practiced law at Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C.

Ades is a graduate of Williams College and the law school at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was editor of the law review.