Business Law

International Business

Quarles & Brady offers a full range of international corporate, transactional, and immigration law services to its clients. Our attorneys together have years of international experience, including forming, merging, purchasing, and selling a variety of international entities in high tech, manufacturing, logistics/distribution, financial services, and other industries. We have also assisted clients in connection with international tax and cash repatriation issues, corporate governance matters, international audits and governmental investigations, international fraud and employment issues, antitrust issues, and a host of other complex multi-jurisdictional matters.

Our team understands the intricacies and nuances of working efficiently with in-house legal staff and foreign counsel to ensure that delicate matters are handled carefully and important issues do not fall through the cracks, both which can be particular risks when dealing with numerous counsel around the world.

Our Practice

We provide legal services to clients with an extensive range of international business needs, including:

  • antitrust and trade regulation;
  • banking and commercial lending;
  • export controls;
  • immigration and naturalization;
  • intellectual property;
  • joint ventures;
  • labor and employment;
  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • real estate;
  • securities regulation and registration; and
  • taxation

Domestic and International Legal Networks. We understand that variations in state laws and courts make knowledge of local and regional policies and practices essential. To address local counsel needs, we are active members of the United States Law Firm Group (USLFG®), a national network of 19 established U.S. law firms. The chair of our International Practice Group also is an active member of the USLFG’s International Committee. We also are members of the State Capital Group, a nonprofit corporation with 50 independent U.S. law firms located in or near their respective state capitals. The State Capital Group also has more than 80 international member firms, which have practices in capital cities and major commercial centers around the world.