W. Caffey Norman represents a number of foreign governments and financial institutions in connection with legal problems and policy issues arising out of their investments and activities. He has advised several banks in connection with US regulatory matters and asset freeze litigation. More generally, Caffey is active in assisting foreign governments and central banks develop regulatory frameworks and in representation before US policymakers in Washington DC.
Caffey also represents chemical companies and associations in connection with the regulation of toxic chemicals and the development of mechanisms to address climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion. If there is a single theme in his practice, it is helping clients evaluate and address risk where governmental action is involved, particularly in crisis situations.