How We Can Help
We are a leader in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty disputes. Our high-profile, eminently respected lawyers have thorough knowledge of the rules, procedures and cultural dynamics of the world’s leading arbitration institutions.
Administrative, Public Law & Regulatory Disputes
We have credentials across a range of public and administrative law issues, and regulatory disputes around the world. Our lawyers routinely help clients interpret and react to developments in judicial review and regulations, and understand the complexities and strategies necessary if disputes arise.
Antitrust & Competition Litigation
Baker & McKenzie has one of the most recognized Antitrust & Competition practices in the world. Our credentials include complex, high-profile cases before authorities like the European Commission, as well as private antitrust lawsuits and class actions.
Banking & Finance Litigation
We represent commercial and investment banks, financial institutions and insurers in complex, cross-border litigation and regulatory issues that often arise in corporate transactions. We also team with our Banking & Finance lawyers in finance related investigations and class actions.
Our lawyers are recognized around the world as leaders in litigation. We have a record of achievement in a range of complex, cross-border corporate and commercial disputes, ranging from breach of contracts and post-acquisition issues.
Baker & McKenzie has one of the most recognized Energy practices in the world. The increasing number of state interventions, the strategic importance of cross-border transactions and the uncertain political and economic outlook in the energy sector means disputes are inevitable. Our lawyers have successfully represented many major international oil, gas and energy companies in complex, high-value international litigation and arbitration proceedings, and have a deep understanding of the upstream, midstream and downstream issues that face our clients.
We are a world leader in environmental and climate change law and help clients achieve commercially realistic and cost-effective solutions to environmental and toxic tort lawsuits to manage or limit liability during government, private and criminal environmental actions worldwide. Our team is focused on helping our clients mitigate the increasing challenges posed through strict local, national and international environmental regulation.
Internal Investigations & White-Collar Crime
Our team includes one of the largest contingents of former US Department of Justice prosecutors, state prosecutors, SEC and other regulators. We have extensive experience assisting Fortune 500 companies in conducting cross-border investigations, independent corporate investigations, FCPA violations, representing corporations, officers and directors in criminal investigations and prosecutions, and advising on SEC disclosure, self-reporting, corporate governance and internal controls issues. Our lawyers also defend class actions and other suits that often follow criminal allegations.
Insolvency & Bankruptcy Litigation
Our talented Insolvency & Bankruptcy team has an impressive track record in complex restructuring transactions, debtor/creditor disputes and insolvency proceedings on a local, regional and international level. We have experience in debtor-in-possession and exit financing, and recovery of assets.
Product Liability & Product Recalls
We have handled thousands of product liability and recall matters for our clients, which include the largest and most sophisticated manufacturers in the world. Leveraging our expansive network, we can seamlessly effectuate a global product recall, defend resulting claims and advise on crisis management and communication.
Tax Controversies & Litigation
We have successfully handled thousands of tax and transfer pricing controversies — including some of the world’s most complex and high profile cases — both through efficient use of administrative dispute resolution methods and through aggressive defense of our clients in appropriate courts.
We protect some of the world’s most famous global brands and collaborate with authorities, customs officials and private investigators to take swift and effective action through criminal and administrative proceedings before courts, government agencies and international intellectual property tribunals.