Innovative Thinking with a Practical Approach

Your Trusted Advisor For International Business Matters

Companies doing business in foreign markets are dealing with unique challenges. Cavitch’s International Law Practice provides strategic and legal advice to companies operating or investing across international borders. Our team, well versed in the complexities of international markets, stands ready to navigate the multifaceted legal landscape for our clients.

Advising International Clients on U.S. Ventures

With a global perspective, we routinely advise international clients with regard to their establishment and expansion in the U.S., including, but not limited to:

  • Business operations and corporate structuring
  • Corporate transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax
  • Labor and employment
  • Incentive policies
  • Trade policies

We also represent international clients in U.S. litigations, arbitrations and other dispute resolutions. In particular, we have acted as U.S. general counsel to companies based in China, Japan, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, European Union and South America.

Advising U.S. Clients on International Ventures

For U.S.-based clients who are involved in cross-border transactions, we work with clients on their foreign subsidiaries, joint ventures, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, supply and distribution arrangements, licensing, exist from foreign markets, export controls and trade policies.

Our attorneys include Yao Liu, who is familiar with both U.S. and Chinese legal systems, cultures and languages. Yao graduated with honors from Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and Case Western Reserve School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in both Ohio and New York. Grown up and trained in China, he has a deep understanding and knowledge of the Chinese legal system and its culture. His experiences, coupled with our well-earned reputation for representing hundreds of businesses, make us the ideal law firm for working with clients who conduct international business.

Over 100 Years Of Excellence In Legal Representation

Businesses in Ohio have turned to us for representation in many matters since 1886. We have a name that our clients trust and a reputation for skill, and our team takes pride in that. We provide a high standard of attentiveness and service to each of our clients. We have a proven track record of resolving business disputes and managing potential liability with strategic precision. Whether our attorneys are representing clients in the district court or advocating in the U.S. Court of Appeals, their commitment to legal excellence remains unwavering. They are adept at guiding businesses through the maze of federal courts with the acumen expected of seasoned business lawyers.

Discuss Your Business And Tax Needs With Our Attorneys

Partner with our team at Cavitch Familo & Durkin Co., L.P.A., for diligent and informed legal guidance on your journey through the dynamic landscape of China-related business matters. Please contact our Cleveland offices to begin a conversation about how our lawyers can assist with your legal needs. Call 216-621-7860 or send us an email today.