International Business Services

Our firm represents international businesses, from start-ups to conglomerates, by helping foreign companies invest in the US and by advising domestic companies as they venture into global markets. With offices in major trading hubs across the western US, our firm provides clients with global connections and resources to help build and expand their international operations. Our attorneys offer comprehensive legal advice in the following areas:

International Entity Structuring and Finance

  • International joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate acquisition and financing
  • Corporate governance
  • International banking and finance
  • Foreign investments
  • Venture capital investment
  • Structuring off-shore investments

Regulatory Compliance

  • Trade counseling for import/export
  • Customs duties and credits
  • Export control compliance and licensing
  • Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) laws and regulations
  • Customs audits, proceedings and customs violations
  • International licensing and contracting
  • Global compliance and governance
  • Compliance jurisdiction and classification
  • Global internet licensing
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance
  • Foreign tax credits and tax treaties
  • Guidance about controls administered by the Departments of State, Commerce, Energy and Treasury, including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and sanctions programs under the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Cross-Border Transactions

  • Inbound and outbound international business transactions
  • International franchise and distribution agreements
  • International trademark registrations and patent prosecution
  • Finance and securities
  • Franchise agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Real estate purchase and sale
  • Technology transfer and encryption
  • International supply chain and distribution agreements
  • Manufacturing contracts

International Brand Positioning and Protection

  • Intellectual property transfer
  • Patent prosecution
  • Art searches and evaluations
  • PTAB proceedings
  • ITC Section 337 litigation
  • International patent protection

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

  • Dispute resolution and international arbitrations in foreign jurisdictions
  • Cross-border disputes

Multi-lingual Network

To facilitate communication with foreign associates, company representatives, inventors and experts, our attorneys speak a number of different languages, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese), Greek, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Samoan, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swahili, and Thai.

Business Transactions

Amy E. Altshuler
Amy E. Altshuler
Practice Group Leader, Partner
Phoenix
aaltshuler@​lrrc.com
602.262.0205 / vCard
Joel C. Fry
Joel C. Fry
Partner
Denver
jfry@​lrrc.com
303.628.9547 / vCard
Kevin M. Kelly
Kevin M. Kelly
Partner
Denver
kkelly@​lrrc.com
303.628.9514 / vCard
David P. Kunstle
David P. Kunstle
Partner
Colorado Springs
dkunstle@​lrrc.com
719.386.3014 / vCard
Scott Y. MacTaggart
Scott Y. MacTaggart
Partner
Las Vegas
smactaggart@​lrrc.com
702.474.2646 / vCard
H. William Mahaffey
H. William Mahaffey
Partner
Colorado Springs
wmahaffey@​lrrc.com
719.386.3005 / vCard
James R. Walker
James R. Walker
Partner
Denver
jwalker@​lrrc.com
303.628.9510 / vCard

Gaming

Glenn J. Light
Glenn J. Light
Partner
Las Vegas
glight@​lrrc.com
702.949.8276 / vCard

Intellectual Property

Flavia Campbell
Flavia Campbell
Partner
Phoenix
fcampbell@​lrrc.com
602.262.0244 / vCard
Jun-Young E. Jeon
Jun-Young E. Jeon
Partner
Los Angeles, Silicon Valley
jjeon@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Gregory S. Lampert
Gregory S. Lampert
Partner
Los Angeles
glampert@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Shaun P. Lee
Shaun P. Lee
Partner
Los Angeles
slee@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Constantine "Gus" Marantidis
Constantine "Gus" Marantidis
Partner
Los Angeles
cmarantidis@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Lauren E. Schneider
Lauren E. Schneider
Partner
Los Angeles
lschneider@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard
Raymond R. Tabandeh
Raymond R. Tabandeh
Partner
Los Angeles
rtabandeh@​lrrc.com
626.795.9900 / vCard

Litigation

Scott M. Browning
Scott M. Browning
Partner
Denver
sbrowning@​lrrc.com
303.628.9540 / vCard
Brent R. Cohen
Brent R. Cohen
Partner
Denver
bcohen@​lrrc.com
303.628.9521 / vCard
Howard E. Cole
Howard E. Cole
Partner
Las Vegas
hcole@​lrrc.com
702.949.8315 / vCard
Susan M. Freeman
Susan M. Freeman
Partner
Phoenix
sfreeman@​lrrc.com
602.262.5756 / vCard
Dennis E. Jontz
Dennis E. Jontz
Partner
Albuquerque
djontz@​lrrc.com
505.764.5405 / vCard
Susan Strebel Sperber
Susan Strebel Sperber
Partner
Denver
ssperber@​lrrc.com
303.628.9563 / vCard

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Resources

The German American Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to encouraging, extending, and promoting trade, commerce, and investment between the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States.

The World Trade Center Denver is the premier international business resource in the Rocky Mountain region.

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver is a membership driven organization comprised of small-business owners, corporate representatives, community leaders, and association members representing various professions.

The Latin American Education Foundation (LAEF) has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher education needs of Hispanic students in Colorado. In its 67 year history, LAEF has awarded over 6,000 scholarships totaling over $6,000,000.

The Global Leadership Council (GLC) is a group of the best and brightest minds in business and business-related fields. This advisory board for the dean helps guide the college to accomplish its mission of making the world a better place through teaching, research, and service.

The Japan American Society of Colorado promotes mutual understanding between the people of Japan and Colorado at a grass roots level by serving as an important resource in Colorado for all things relating to Japan; and by providing opportunities for the people of our two countries interested in each others’ culture, history, language, arts, education and personal and business exchanges to further their contacts and knowledge.

The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is a group of truly elite trial lawyers representing both sides of the Bar:  prosecutors and defense lawyers in criminal cases, and plaintiffs' and defense counsel in civil litigation (including business and personal injury cases).  The Academy includes lawyers from more than 30 countries.

The International Fiscal Association (IFA) was established in 1938 with its headquarters in the Netherlands. It is the only non-governmental and non-sectoral international organization dealing with fiscal matters.

The International Council of Shopping Centers is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, investors, retailers, brokers, academics, and public officials. 

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.

The International Masters of Gaming Law is the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organization shaping the future of Gaming Law.

The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920.

It is the purpose, the passion and the plan of The International Women’s Leadership Association to unite aspiring women from around the world and provide useful, meaningful resources to every mother, daughter, sister, and friend that enhance their opportunity to reach their greatest level of personal and professional development; and in so doing make it possible for every woman to realize her goals, her potential, her dreams.

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David P. Kunstle
David P. Kunstle
Partner
719.386.3014