The metaverse is poised to reshape the way we live and work. Employment law in real life is vexing enough, with US employers required to navigate the complex federal, state and local laws and regulations that impact the employment relationship. Now some employers and businesses are making the leap into the virtual world, where employment law takes an even more challenging turn. The metaverse has opened the door to new risks employers must anticipate and carefully consider, and prudent employers entering the metaverse will balance the tremendous possibilities these platforms present and the legal uncertainties they create. But what exactly is the metaverse, and how will it impact employers in the near and long term? In a recent article written for our Family Office newsletter, we explore the metaverse as it relates to employment law and identify just some of the myriad questions virtual employers will need to consider as they explore this new frontier.