Judith Alison Lee Washington, D.C.
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Ronald Kirk Dallas
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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher lawyers guide clients to develop and implement global trade strategies based on current trade law and negotiations for future trade agreements.  Our lawyers have capabilities with a range of preferential trade regimes, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and in the intricacies of exports and foreign direct investment.  Our practice group members also provide counsel in understanding the implications of World Trade Organization (WTO) panel reports, and represent clients before United Nations tribunals.

For example, the United States has been involved in numerous trade negotiations that include:

  • The Doha Round
  • Bilateral trade and investment agreements
  • WTO accession agreements involving issues such as the investment laws of Saudi Arabia and the Newly Independent States
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 
  • Multilateral investment agreements