Supply Chain

With boots on the ground in 46 offices, in 20 countries across five continents, we offer our supply chain clients a diverse team of legal expertise and industry perspective – from across all points of the globe – to ensure clients’ supply chain business objectives are on track, while regulatory compliance needs are being met and litigation is deftly handled. We have deep experience with all manner of commercial contracts – including licenses, non-disclosure agreements and outsourcing agreements – ranging from small distributorship relationships to US$100 million supply agreements, and we offer clients experienced sourcing and procurement practitioners in most of all the major financial and administrative centers of the world.

Why Choose Us

  • Actively monitor and advise clients on new legislation, regulation and case law trends, globally, related to supply chains, outsourcing, procurement, false advertising and product safety, among other issues, including recent class actions brought under the California Supply Chain Transparency Act and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
  • Recognized around the globe for our International Trade Practice by publications such as The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 EMEA.
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 for our advice in structuring and negotiating complex sourcing relationships and leading a number of the largest and most complicated global business process outsourcing and information technology outsourcing projects.
  • Internationally-recognized commercial litigation and international dispute resolution lawyers – recognized by the American College of Trial Lawyers, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, International Academy of Trial Lawyers and International Society for Barristers, as well as by numerous peer-review publications, including Best Lawyers, Chambers, Global Arbitration Review 100 and The Legal 500.
  • Award winning state-of-the-art extranet and eDiscovery technology, including winner of Law Technology News 2012 Most Innovative Use of Technology in a Large Law Firm Award, and ranked in the 2013 InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the US.

Client Industries

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Communications, Media and Entertainment
  • Consumer Products, including
    • Apparel and Cosmetics
    • Food and Beverage
    • Household Appliances
    • Retailers
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Electronics and High Technology
  • Transportation, Shipping and Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences, including:
    • Pharmaceutical – Medical Device
    • Medical Suppliers
  • Mining and Metals
  • Government and Sovereign Entities

Explore

  • Commercial contracts and distribution agreements
  • Sourcing and procurement
  • International trade compliance solutions
  • Conflict Minerals regulation
  • US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act
  • Labor and employment
  • Intellectual Property and technology
  • International tax planning
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

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