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Your Gateway Counsel
ArentFox Schiff offers sophisticated counsel on the US market for clients operating in the world’s largest economy. As outside counsel to European companies doing business in the US, ArentFox Schiff lawyers know our clients’ industry, speak their language, and can tell them what competitors are doing.

Our Team

Our firm has a long track record of representing US and foreign entities in all aspects of cross-border business and commerce, including a wide range of corporate, regulatory, and litigation issues in the US.

The ArentFox Schiff Europe team is experienced with representing all types of organizations, from European pharmaceutical and chemical companies and recognized high fashion brands to foreign embassies and governments. Our lawyers help bridge the divide for European clients who face barriers to their businesses in the US and other foreign markets by drawing upon a wealth of industry experience, foreign language capabilities, and cohesive integration with all other teams at the firm. By leveraging these assets, we are well-positioned to provide our European clients unique solutions to achieve their international business goals.

Our Focus

Our team frequently advises companies in the chemical, cosmetic, fashion, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, real estate, retail, and technology sectors.

International Compliance & Dispute Resolution

  • Anti-corruption counseling and compliance
  • Commercial disputes in US courts
  • Export controls and economic sanctions
  • Tort actions in US federal courts
  • World Bank compliance monitorship

Regulatory & Government Affairs

  • Advertising and promotions
  • Advocacy before US agencies
  • Data security and privacy developments in the EU
  • Data transfer and exchange
  • Medicare & Medicaid reimbursement
  • US market entry product requirements

International Transactions

  • US and international mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance
  • Global recapitalizations
  • Introductions and listings to European stock exchanges
  • International real estate sales
  • International supply and distribution
  • Cross-border joint ventures

Intellectual Property

  • Patent, trademark, and copyright searching and prosecution
  • Conflict and dispute resolution
  • Licensing and assignment
  • Patent, trademark, and copyright portfolio management
  • Intellectual Property Rights management and enforcement