Practice Areas & Industries: Mayer Brown LLP


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Several of our lawyers are internationally recognized for client representation in trade remedy proceedings, customs disputes and market access controversies. They include a former United States Secretary of Commerce and two former United States Trade Representatives, a former European Union Ambassador to the United States, a former Member of the United States Congress, as well as former senior United States trade negotiators and senior trade officials. Such credentials give us the kind of credibility with senior government officials that can help clients open markets, comply with trade laws and resolve trade disputes.

Mayer Brown's international trade lawyers and professionals in Washington, Brussels, Bangkok, Hanoi and Beijing are supported by lawyers and professionals in major business centers worldwide. That means we can help our clients understand trade policy and comply with trade laws in order to capitalize on opportunities and overcome market barriers in nearly every country.

Mayer Brown's International Trade Group has in-depth knowledge and vast experience with virtually every aspect of international trade and investment, including:

    Market Access and Trade Policy
        Multilateral and Bilateral Trade Agreements
        Preferential Trade Regimes
    Trade Remedies
    Trade Compliance
        Customs Compliance
        Export Control and Sanctions Programs
        Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Corruption Laws
        National Security Restrictions on Investment
    International Litigation and Dispute Settlement
    ITC Section 337 Investigations
    World Trade Organization
        WTO Dispute Settlement
        Market Access and Strategic Counseling
        Trade Negotiations and WTO Accession 

Practice at a Glance

  • Our lawyers have been involved in negotiating almost every major trade agreement and initiative over the past 25 years
  • "Because of great expertise, a broad outlook and a team not limited to purely legal issues, you get first-class, unified solutions from this firm." – Ranked as one of the top seven International Trade firms in Brussels by Chambers Global in 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • "A formidable global team in the trade arena…" – Ranked as one of the top 12 International Trade firms globally by Chambers Global in 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Ranked Tier 1 in the US and Washington DC in the 2011 "Best Lawyers Rankings" by US News/Best Lawyers.
  • Three partners named to the 2010 Guide to the World's Leading International Trade Lawyers
  • "Mayer Brown is seen as a premier market access firm and tackles such issues in the financial services field, particularly those relating to China." – Chambers Global 2009
  • Awarded "Trade Law Firm of the Year" by the 2008 Belgian Legal Awards
  • View our International Trade brochure in Chinese, Russian and Vietnamese
  • View our International Trade Remedies brochure in Chinese, Russian, Thai and Vietnamese