Mark Herlach is an international lawyer with a practice focus on energy and international business. With deep experience in Asia, Europe and North and South America, Mark represents a broad range of clients, including corporations, governments, and high-technology companies. He has guided clients in a broad range of complex matters, including mergers and acquisitions, and export control, import relief, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations. Mark advises on cross-border transactions, foreign investment, government policy, international trade, and privacy matters.
A member of Sutherland's Energy Practice Group, Practice Leader of Sutherland's Cybersecurity and Privacy team and Chair of our Nuclear Energy team, Mark works with clients on international trade, global compliance practices, energy policy, and clean energy technologies. He has played a leading role in resolving some of the most significant and challenging international trade disputes, involving such key products as automobiles, semiconductors, steel, and uranium. Before joining Sutherland, Mark was a partner in a major international law firm based in New York.
Mark frequently speaks on energy, international trade and privacy issues from a national and global perspective. He represents clients before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the U.S. International Trade Commission, and federal agencies and courts throughout the country.
Sutherland represents multinational company in internal investigation of its activities under U.S. export control and sanctions laws.
Represented British Nuclear Fuels plc in the $5.4 billion auction sale of its U.S. subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Company, to Toshiba Corporation.
Sutherland counsels on the acquisition of ABB's global nuclear energy businesses for $485 million.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of international trade and finance law (2016)
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