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For clients who need legal support for their international business transactions, we get the deal done, no matter where, when or what currency.

Our approach

As economic and financial borders dissolve, transactions have an increasingly global component.

We’re excited about the opportunities that globalization creates for our clients. They depend on us to develop solutions, no matter what the geography. We’re a leading advisor to public and private companies leading deals that span the globe. Our results-oriented team creates innovative solutions that make transactions faster, smoother and less costly.

We help with the following types of transactions:

  • Global M&A
  • International tax and tax planning
  • Multi-national real estate purchases
  • Securities
  • International loan and syndicated loan agreements
  • Negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements of all types
  • U.S. Export-Import Bank credit facilities
  • Cross-border lease transactions
  • International project finance and structured finance arrangements
  • International private equity transactions

Our cross-disciplinary approach spans many of our firm’s practice areas: from tax, securities, corporate governance and labor to real estate, intellectual property, employee benefits, environmental, antitrust and other regulatory fields.

Integrating our global network, we provide seamless service to our clients on cross-border transactions, doing deals across multiple time zones, in various languages, involving an array of currencies.

Media Clips

  • Vendere impianti, attrezzature e macchinari in USA... come minimizzare, l'esposizione alle passività fiscali, le vendite
    Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale | October 1, 2016
    Article by Charles Bernardini and Frank Emmons on sales tax and use tax issues facing foreign companies selling and installing manufacturing equipment in the United States.
  • Export Agroalimentare Negli Usa
    Gazzetta di Parma | September 6, 2016
    Partner Charles Bernardini is included in this article on a discussion of exporting food and beverage products to the United States.
  • Nixon Peabody Adds Ex-Winston & Strawn Deals Pro
    Law360 | March 30, 2016
    The following coverage notes San Francisco M&A and corporate transactions partner Jin Huang’s arrival to the firm.
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  • Contenzioso commerciale negli Stati Uniti d'America – Italia. Rifiuto di testimoniare
    Il Bollettino dell'Associazione Internazionale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana | March 1, 2016
    Partners Charles Bernardini and Kevin Shea co-authored this article discussing the refusal to testify by an Italian witness in U.S.-Italian cross-border commercial litigation. Click here to read the full article.
  • US Anti-Boycott Laws: Top 5 Things Exporters Should Know
    Law360 | April 29, 2014
    Washington, DC, Business Transactions counsel Alexandra Lopez-Casero authored this column discussing the key points that every U.S. exporter should know about the U.S. anti-boycott laws.