Our team includes lawyers and advisors who have worked on international matters while serving in senior positions in each branch of the US government, including elected members of the US Congress, a US Ambassador-at-Large, the former Chairman of the US Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, a Senior Attorney-Adviser on negotiations of US investment treaties, a former Senior Counsel at the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, and a US State Department Counsel. Our team also includes private sector advisors who have been involved in matters involving African nations for many years.
Speaking Your Language
Our multi-disciplinary team represents African governments, with a unique focus on French speaking nations. We have an established network of professional relationships and resources in Africa that are available to assist clients as needs arise. We draw on experienced attorneys who have extensive knowledge of business operations to facilitate investments, reduce risks, and resolve conflicts.
We frequently advise African governments and sovereign clients in the defense, financial, manufacturing, real estate, and telecommunications sectors.
International Compliance & Dispute Resolution
- Anti-corruption counseling and compliance
- Cross-border litigation
- Domestic business disputes
- International arbitration
- FCPA enforcement
- World Bank compliance monitorship
Regulatory & Government Affairs
- Public international law
- Energy policy
- International trade and investment
- Treaty interpretation and negotiation
- Cross-border transactions
- Market entry
- Real estate
- Patent portfolio management
- Trademark prosecution