Firm Overview: Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers and 15 offices located throughout the United States and China. Founded in 1897, the firm’s heritage of substantive legal experience, demonstrated industry knowledge, and an unwavering commitment to service has resulted in strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. These clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, as well as non-profit organizations and businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. The firm has helped to solve challenging and precedent-setting legal issues for some of the most dynamic companies in the world.
Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate Transactions: The firm assists clients from nearly every sector of the economy, including publicly-traded multinationals, closely held private companies, private equity firms and investment banks with all types of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, project finance and securities matters.
Financial Institutions: The firm has extensive experience working with federal and state regulatory agencies on a wide variety of matters. In addition, the firms’ lawyers have substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, public offerings, securities reporting and corporate governance.
Tax & Benefits: Troutman Sanders provides clients with representation in all types of planning, transactions and controversies, including specialized experience in the area of utility tax. The firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice handles all aspects of compensation and benefits law, design, consulting and application.
FINANCE & REAL ESTATE:
Finance: The firm advises on sophisticated financing transactions for all types of organizations, including banks, mortgage companies and other institutional lenders and capital providers. The firm’s lawyers participate in all aspects of commercial lending, asset-based lending, debt financing, workouts, equipment financing, real estate finance and public finance matters. In addition, the firm has substantial depth in the area of renewable financing projects.
Multifamily Housing: The firm has long-standing experience representing lenders active in the multifamily housing finance industry. The firm is recognized nationwide for its leading skills in closing and delivering loans secured by multifamily projects to secondary market investors.
Real Estate: The firm represents clients in real estate acquisition, disposition, leasing and management, with a primary focus on commercial and industrial property. The firm also represents major banking and financial institutions in the financing of real estate projects.
ENERGY & INDUSTRY REGULATION:
Energy Industry: The firm has long-standing experience in the energy industry, advising electric utilities, independent generators and power marketers, natural gas pipelines, renewable energy suppliers, energy funds, banks and other investors. The firm has represented clients in cutting-edge matters and has been engaged to handle virtually every aspect of their businesses, including mergers, divestitures, financings, regulatory approvals, investigations, audits, rate filings and litigation.
Other Industry Regulation: The firm has significant experience handling diverse regulatory, commercial and litigation matters for clients in sectors, including government contracts, insurance, consumer financial services, financial institutions, telecommunications, health care, life sciences, real estate and tobacco.
Compliance & Advocacy: Firm lawyers counsel and represent clients in signifi- cant areas of government regulation and administrative law, including environmental, labor and employment, antitrust and trade regulation, land use regulation, lobbying and public affairs and election law.
Business Litigation: Troutman Sanders defends and prosecutes high-stakes commercial disputes. The firm has a substantial bench of trial lawyers with the experience needed to manage complex, multi-district litigation. The firm’s diverse experience includes litigation in areas such as corporate governance, antitrust and trade regulation, securities, media and entertainment, construction, bankruptcy, white collar, government regulation of consumer products, professional malpractice and products liability. In addition, the firm has extensive experience with enforcement actions and government investigations, including those initiated by State Attorneys General.
Financial Services Litigation: The firm has defended complex litigation and class action cases for financial services clients who are on the leading edge of claims and regulations, including national and regional banks, mortgage lenders and servicers, credit card lenders, debt buyers and collectors, credit reporting agencies and auto finance companies.
Insurance Litigation: With decades of experience, firm lawyers offer clients the value of having represented the insurance industry in its most significant and complex matters, extensive government experience and an outstanding record of success. The firm has been involved in coverage disputes in all 50 states and numerous foreign jurisdictions.
Intellectual Property: The firm regularly advises and represents clients in regard to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets and handles litigation arising in all of the different areas of our practice. Firm lawyers handle matters involving technology licensing and transactions and information management, including privacy and data security.
GREATER CHINA PRACTICE: Troutman Sanders has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The firm represents multinational and local PRC and Hong Kong companies and financial institutions in a wide range of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, corporate and commercial transactions, takeovers of Hong Kong and US-listed companies, corporate restructuring, private equity and other foreign investments in China. The firm also assists multinational companies in establishing and operating businesses in China, including incorporating new companies, setting up branches and representative offices, resolving issues under employment, benefits and intellectual property law; negotiating and documenting distribution arrangements; and resolving disputes.
The firm also has offices in Beijing, Charlotte, Chicago, Hong Kong, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Portland, Raleigh, Richmond, San Diego, Shanghai, Tysons Corner, Virginia Beach, and Washington, DC.
- 600 Peachtree Street, NE,
- Suite 5200,
- GA 30308-2216
- Tel +1 404 885 3000
- Fax +1 404 885 3900
- Website : www.troutmansanders.com