- www.: squiresanders.com
- Chair and Global CEO: James J Maiwurm
- Number of partners: 460
- Number of lawyers: 1,300
- INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: The firm also has offices in Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, South Korea, Spain, Ukraine and UK.
Squire Sanders combines sound legal counsel with knowledge of clients’ businesses. The client base spans every type of business, both private and public,worldwide. In the private sector, they provide the full range of legal advice required to implement practical strategies and resolve disputes. In the public sector, Squire Sanders counsels governments on privatization of whole industries and on establishment of regulatory systems under which new private businesses can compete. The global practice also serves the regional needs of the countries and cities it calls home.
Whatever is needed, they are able to deliver the seamless cross-practice and industry-specific support that clients require for success in today’s competitive markets.
Squire Sanders operates as a ‘one-firm firm’ rather than a loose confederation of separate offices or practices. With more than 1,300 lawyers in 39 offices located in 19 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas, they are well established in the markets where their clients do business. Squire Sanders also has strong working relationships with independent firms in the Middle East, as well as the Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network, which includes independent firms across Latin America.
Squire Sanders’ extensive collective knowledge and resources are shared throughout the global practice via one of the most robust technology platforms in the legal business, as well as through ongoing rotation of lawyers throughout their offices. They employ knowledge- and project-management tools to implement continual business process improvements and enhance the value of their legal services.
Squire Sanders emphasizes quality, efficiency and alignment with client goals as core standards to improve continually their service delivery and the value of what they do for clients. Squire Sanders encourages and manages processes and tools to improve pricing models, training and resource optimization, knowledge management and more, all centered on their core focus – delivering the services their clients want, when and where they want them and with the value they deserve.
Main Areas of Practice:
Aerospace and defense; antitrust and competition; automotive; aviation; brands; capital markets; chemicals; communications; construction; corporate governance; corporate transactions, finance and governance; data protection and privacy; diversified industrials; eDiscovery and data management; education; energy and natural resources; environmental, safety and health; FCPA/UK Bribery Act and anticorruption; financial services; global compliance solutions; government contracts; healthcare; hospitality and leisure; immigration; insurance; intellectual property and technology; international dispute resolution; international trade and export controls; labor and employment; life sciences; litigation; media; mergers and acquisitions; mining; pensions; private equity and venture capital; project and infrastructure finance; public advocacy; public finance; public-private partnerships; real estate; restructuring and insolvency; retail; sourcing and procurement; sports and entertainment; taxation and benefits; transportation, shipping and logistics; and white collar defense and investigations.
Companies and organizations are under an everintensifying burden to manage and comply with myriad global rules and regulations. Squire Sanders has the technical and practical expertise necessary to design and implement compliance solutions that are sensitive to each organization’s culture, way of doing business and economic model. They work with organizations to help ensure that employees are properly educated and incentivized not to engage in infringing conduct without stifling efforts to grow the business.They also defend organizations in legal challenges to their compliance programs. Squire Sanders offers:
• Global coverage
• Best practices for compliance
• Expertise in corporate defense
• Customized, global efforts effectively implemented locally
Their compliance advice is efficiently and effectively coordinated – across practice groups, industries and borders – and delivered by a team tailored to individual client needs.