International Trade

Barnes & Thornburg’s International Trade attorneys combine years of hands-on legal know-how with high-level political experience to provide corporations, organizations and foreign sovereign clients with a comprehensive menu of trade services.

We advise clients on trade litigation, export and import regulatory compliance, international trade legislation, World Trade Organization (WTO) matters, free trade agreements, and other matters related to the cross-border movement of goods, services, technology, personnel and funds. Our attorneys are nationally recognized practitioners who have formerly held such titles as assistant secretary of commerce, chief negotiator for textiles at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, chief counsel to the Senate Minority Leader, staff member for the House Rules and Agriculture Committees, and counsel at the Commerce Department and International Trade Commission. We are also well-known instructors and speakers in our field.

Clients turn to us as trusted advisors for assistance with:

We are business-minded attorneys who team closely with clients to map out cost-effective strategies that meet their needs and business goals. Our various strengths allow us to formulate and execute creative and successful strategies often based on a cross-disciplinary approach, for example, combining regulatory and legislative action.

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