We have devoted special attention to the interests of our U.S. clients doing business outside the United States as well as to protecting the U.S. interests of foreign companies. We regularly represent clients in international joint ventures and have established working relationships with foreign lawyers throughout the world to provide prompt and effective advice to clients contemplating business activities and transactions outside the U.S.
We regularly provide counseling to a substantial number of U.S. and foreign-based clients regarding the structure and terms of contracts for purchase, sale, and distribution of products and services, including distribution agreements, agency relationships, requirements contracts, technology licenses, manufacturing agreements, and supply contracts. This includes advice with respect to the application of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), creditors' rights, antitrust and trade regulation compliance, international sales conventions, and intellectual property protection. We also handle leasing, design, and construction agreements for U.S. companies throughout the world. We coordinate the completion of multinational transactions and agreements around the globe.
The practice areas where we regularly provide counseling, and where the firm has substantial depth of experience and resources, include the following: