The global economy is producing a large number of international disputes. Litigating across national borders is often legally complex and difficult to predict. It requires experience and legal training to coordinate and implement an effective litigation strategy.
Holland & Knight's International Arbitration and Litigation Team has the experience and training necessary to handle the unique dimensions of international litigation. Members of our team assist clients in all aspects of cross-border disputes, including:
International litigation is unrestricted in almost every sense – geographically, legally and linguistically – and is difficult to predict both substantively and procedurally. Through our experience, size and strategic geographic presence, our team helps clients fully assess and manage international and foreign disputes.
Our goal is to exert control over the international dispute process, assess the risks and provide solutions. We counsel and represent clients regarding potential international disputes before litigation is initiated. This includes tailoring specific arbitration and mediation clauses, selecting the best suitable forum and law, and protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights.
Our team works closely with the firm's in-house Investigative Group, which includes former federal investigators with experience in gathering intelligence, tracking down witnesses and obtaining information abroad. Group members maintain a network of contacts throughout the world who are available to assist in locating individuals and obtaining critical facts.
Members of our team are experienced in international litigation matters involving:
Our International Arbitration and Litigation Team has arbitrated numerous international disputes, both in the U.S. and abroad. We have experience arbitrating complex disputes under many different rules and administrative bodies, such as:
To effectively serve you throughout the world, we can utilize our offices throughout the United States, Colombia and Mexico. We also have access to a vast network of practitioners, many of whom are members and leaders of international associations such as the International Bar Association, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, the Multilaw Network and the U.S. European Law Network. Your support system also includes our alliances with law firms across the globe and ties to more than 700 foreign-trained lawyers who have interned in Holland & Knight offices through our renowned Foreign Lawyer Trainee Program.