Polsinelli’s engagement with a client does not stop at the border. Driven by our client’s needs in the global market, Polsinelli assists U.S.- and foreign-based companies, joint ventures, investment funds, family offices and individuals across a diverse portfolio of services. Our experience spans from data privacy and protecting your intellectual property to completing cross-border M&A and real estate transactions.

Polsinelli offers our legal services to a worldwide clientele through our 21 offices strategically positioned across the U.S. Our attorneys are located in gateway cities such as New York, Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston and Seattle, as well as offices with close proximity to critical transportation and logistical hubs, including Atlanta, Chicago and Kansas City.

For our clients needing to do business internationally, we have cultivated deep partnerships with leading practitioners around the globe, ensuring we can identify and engage with the top legal talent anywhere in the world to serve clients’ specific needs. With international clients seeking to enter the U.S. market, we use a cross-disciplinary approach that enables us to service hundreds of millions in inbound investments. Our team is backed by tax attorneys who have the experience to handle the most complex international tax matters and are able to advise our clients in all aspects of cross-border transaction planning.

This combination of international alliances, full service capabilities distributed regionally across the U.S. and a backbone of world class tax planning provides a global platform for our clients, regardless of where they sit in the world.

Polsinelli attorneys have successfully managed global matters in more than 32 countries across 21 practices areas for hundreds of international clients. With each engagement, we recognize that understanding local culture is fundamental in achieving our client’s goals.

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  • Represented affiliate of a construction industry solutions provider in establishing a joint venture to provide, install and service scaffolding for oil rigs operated off the coast of Angola.
  • Litigation involving repossession of semiconductor wafer machines, collection of U.S. receivables and contract dispute.
  • Represented material processing systems provider in ongoing matters as a wholly owned subsidiary of German family partnership. Represented company in federal income tax compliance issues and audits. Further represented company, and as necessary, German family partnership, in its sale by German parent to Swiss Company, including financing arrangements with Deutsche Bank.
  • Represented Uruguayan finance company regarding due diligence on U.S. investment matters.
  • Represented EMS/public safety consulting firm in structuring EMS venture in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Monitored final stages of litigation of multinational subsidiary to enforce policies of no FCPA violations by outside consultants.
  • Represented data center and cloud computing company in establishing a joint venture with Russian partner to provide IT services in Russia.
  • Represented global beverage company in restructuring its international operations to achieve tax-efficient repatriation of over $7 billion in cash.
  • Represented transportation industry consulting company on projects in Aruba, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Dubai, Guam, Guatemala, India, Jordan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Russian, Senegal, and the Ukraine, which has usually involved not only the negotiations of contracts for the engineering or architectural services to be provided, but working with local counsel to ensure local law requirements are included within the contracts, personnel have appropriate visas, whether the company will be determined to be doing business in the country through their activities, and other matters.
  • Represented Danish importer of specialty food products in setting up U.S. operations and in FDA matters.
  • Represented U.S. subsidiary of Australian blood and plasma testing company, including negotiation of multiple international supply contracts and joint venture relationships.
  • Represented a Netherlands training company with regard to its trademark portfolio in 60+ countries worldwide.
  • Work with Costa Rican counsel to perform initial feasibility period due diligence on hotel development contract involving property next to nationally protected lands.
  • Represented architecture firm in negotiation of a joint venture with a Jordanian partner to design and build sports facilities in Iraq.
  • Prepare claims for London counsel for UK litigation regarding payment disputes involving Italian contractor for Bahrain power plant.
  • Representation of a major national real estate developer in regard to the acquisition, divestiture, financing, refinancing, control, management and operation of substantial commercial real estate development portfolios involving joint ventures and other vehicles for investments in U.S. real estate projects with foreign investment funds, sovereign wealth funds and foreign high net-worth individuals and families.
  • Represented international insurer in managing the claim process, reviewing Spanish language claim documentation, and monitoring of criminal proceedings for large fraud loss claims of its insured with operations throughout Mexico.
  • Represented British and Israeli companies in defense of contract and business tort claims arising out of distributorship termination, in federal court. Conducted substantial formal discovery in the U.K. Assisted with subsequent intellectual property litigation in London.
  • Represented personal representatives of estate with ownership of five significant estates on a private Bahamian island. Worked to resolve ongoing disputes between warring beneficiaries. Worked with Bahamian counsel.
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