International Legal Networks

Working for our Clients Locally...And Globally

Clark Hill’s Global Reach

In today’s increasingly global economy, it is crucial for businesses to have the ability to continue to operate, grow and service their needs wherever those needs arise.

By partnering with Globalaw and Mackrell International, Clark Hill is able to provide our clients with the tools they need to meet legal challenges not just at home, but abroad.

Globalaw - An International Network of Legal Experts

Through Clark Hill and Globalaw, our clients have access to legal experts around the globe.  An international network with more than 111 independent law firms with over 4,500 lawyers in 165 cities. Our clients can rely on quick and reliable advice on the laws, rules and regulations that affect their all of their domestic and international business dealings.

Extensive Coverage...Broad-Based Knowledge...Superior Results

With superior legal skills, local and global market knowledge and experience, years of relevant industry experience, and extensive geographic coverage, Globalaw’s expertise transcends international boundaries. Our lawyers advise internationally and domestically; under common law and civil law systems; in local and cross-border transactions; on day-to-day operations and the most challenging deals. We move quickly, efficiently and with substantial knowledge of the differing terrains to complete deals, defend or prosecute lawsuits or other legal proceedings, mitigate problems and obtain information worldwide.

Globalaw’s Business Initiatives

By bringing network members in the same practice or industry together, Globalaw’s Business Initiatives enable them to better serve their clients, pursue business opportunities and share best practices. This collaboration not only helps the network grow, but helps our members provide substantial client service resources and produce specially tailored client events.

Globalaw’s Initiatives include:

  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Finance
  • Energy/Mining
  • Global Sustainability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  •  Taxation

Strategic Relationships

Globalaw has developed strong business relationships with well-known organizations, many of which have supported our network by sponsoring member meetings and client seminars. Below are a few of our valued and carefully selected sponsors.

Mackrell International 

Mackrell International provides clients with a high quality full-service legal offering across the globe. With its 27 year track-record, Mackrell International is one of world’s longest-established networks and has grown to 90 firms with 4500 lawyers in 60 countries. Members are drawn from the elite of their country’s league tables and are chosen for their multi-specialist full service offering with proven strength in commercial and litigation. All member firms share a commitment to exceptional client service. More than just a legal network, clients who have used Mackrell International often refer to the network as a ‘family’ in their feedback. Practice groups are a key strength and clients are invited to join regular webinars on topical issues.

Mackrell International was named a Global Leading Law Firm Network in the latest edition of Chambers & Partners Global Guide for Clients.  After extensive research with businesses, Mackrell International has been placed in the category for leading firms both globally and in Latin America.

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Represented a U.S. distributor of chemicals for criminal violations of the provisions of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
Represented a class of claimants regarding currency seized under bulk cash smuggling provisions of the U.S.A. Patriot Act
Counsel to the administrative agent and lead arranger with respect to approximately $160,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities consisting of first lien, second lien and fully subordinated tranches as well as letter of credit and working cash sub-facilities for a specialized manufacturing company with U.S. and Canadian operations. The credit facilities provided for the recapitalization of and working capital for the loan parties and are secured by liens on substantially all of such parties' real and personal U.S. and Canadian assets.
Represented the Agent with respect to a $75,000,000 asset based credit facility involving borrowers in the steel industry, one of which is located in the United Kingdom. The credit facility was secured by assets located in the United States and the United Kingdom. TR&A also provided counsel as to the transaction structure including analysis as to deemed dividend, withholding tax and pension liability issues.