Chemicals

With a Chemicals team of 100 lawyers throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, we are one of the few firms with a chemicals practice to assist you in any legal, regulatory or advocacy matter on a global basis.

Our global chemicals team can help you manage your concerns efficiently, while capitalizing on new opportunities.

Why choose us

We know your industry. Our chemical lawyers have decades of experience. Many have doctorates in chemistry or chemical engineering. Others have worked as general counsel and in other senior positions at chemical companies.

You will benefit from our:

  • Blue-chip client list

Our clients include a third of the top worldwide chemical companies.

  • Cross-practice expertise

We work closely across Firm practices, and we achieve seamless counsel by working with colleagues from all our practice groups.

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Antitrust & International Trade

We have seasoned Chemical lawyers who understand your markets and are there to assist on antitrust and trade matters. Decades of global regulatory experience with antitrust, competition, international trade, export controls, duty recovery, and other standard and emerging issues.

Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance

We counsel on leading M&A transactions and financings in the Chemical space with clients such as Ashland and INEOS.

Environmental, Safety & Health

For over a century, our Chemical Group has worked with federal and state regulators and agencies on a variety of chemical issues, including permitting. Where negotiations fail, we have the advocacy experience to successfully challenge over-reaching rules.

Intellectual Property

Ten of our IP lawyers hold doctorates in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science and other chemical-related fields. Many of these lawyers worked for companies like yours as radiologic technologists, research engineers, patent agents and in-house counsel to chemical companies. Our large, global IP practice understands your chemical business and speaks your language.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Since the early 20th century, we have defended multinational chemical companies, applying a range of cost-effective dispute resolution strategies. We are pleased to have DuPont call on us as one of their “Go-To” firms on litigation.

Public Policy

An iconic American brand in public policy, advocacy, and lobbying, Squire Patton Boggs is the most experienced public policy practice in the US and internationally. We can develop knowledge-tested strategies to ensure you are heard, at the right time, by the right people, in capital cities across the globe.

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  • John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company was one of our earliest clients more than 100 years ago; we have evolved in step with the industry ever since then.
  • DuPont recognized us with its Challenge Award, honoring us as one of the best among an already-elite group of DuPont primary law firms and service providers.
  • Ashland Inc. selected us as “go to” counsel on M&A, securities and litigation matters.
  • The National Law Journal featured our representation on both transactional and litigation chemicals matters for Goodrich and DuPont.