International Law


Hand Arendall's clients, both domestic and foreign, understand the market for their goods and services is increasingly global in nature. Relying on more than 60 years of legal experience, the lawyers in the International Law Practice Group provide clients practical and effective guidance in commercial transactions, dispute resolution and political and regulatory matters around the world. These lawyers understand the challenges of conducting business in different legal and cultural settings and the advantages of good working relationships with local counsel in other countries to assist clients.

The lawyers in the International Law Practice Group recognize that to provide effective advice, they must stay abreast of international developments and commercial trends. They actively participate in trade missions around the world and in organizations promoting trade and cultural awareness on the state, regional and national levels.

Examples of international work in which these lawyers have been engaged include:

  • Sale and export transactions
  • Distributor agreements
  • Technology licensing
  • Protection of intellectual property rights
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation or arbitration of trade disputes
  • Entity formation issues abroad
  • Advice on political, economic and commercial risk factors
  • Monitoring U.S. governmental policies relating to trade

For more information regarding the International Law Practice Group, contact any of the lawyers in the Practice Group.

Firm News

Tuesday, Nov 10th, 2015
Walker Authors Article Regarding Legionnaires' Disease

George Walker authored the recent article “Legionnaires’ Disease: A Primer for Defense Lawyers” for the DRI Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter. To read the article, click here.

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Friday, Sep 18th, 2015
Cate and Beckmann Obtain Defense Verdict

Congratulations to members Rod Cate and Paul Beckmann who obtained a defense verdict in a dental malpractice trial on September 18, 2015.

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Friday, Aug 21st, 2015
Congratulations Ben Goldman

Member Ben Goldman was named a Rising Star Lawyer for 2015 by the Birmingham Business Journal.

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Monday, Aug 17th, 2015
30 Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers in America©2016

Hand Arendall LLC is pleased to announce that 30 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.

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Monday, Aug 17th, 2015
Four Hand Arendall Members Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers

J. Mark Hart, Caine O'Rear III, George M. Walker and Robert L. Williams have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2016 by Best Lawyers®.

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