International Trade & Investment

For more than thirty years, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has helped clients successfully navigate the many legal, logistical, regulatory and operational considerations involved in conducting successful trade and international business.

We offer skilled negotiation and key resources at each step of the way, including assistance with import and export controls and sanctions, advice on market access analysis, proper entity selection, foreign direct investment,  regulatory compliance, licensing requirements,  taxation, technology transfer, protection of intellectual property, logistics including shipping, and dispute resolution/litigation.

The firm currently represents client business interests in nearly 50 countries around the world and across many industries, including financial services, real estate, gaming and hospitality, high technology, bioscience, medical devices, aviation, internet business, aerospace, energy, environmental and natural resources, telecommunications and utilities, insurance and alcoholic beverages. 

Our tax practice features attorneys knowledgeable and experienced in structuring international and domestic transactions, foreign tax credits, addressing transfer pricing, organizing foreign joint ventures, reorganizing existing subsidiaries, tariffs & duties, and structuring offshore investment activities. Trial lawyers in our firm have handled international arbitrations and mediations as well as litigated international business disputes and jurisdictional challenges in U.S. Federal Courts.

With more than 300 attorneys across ten offices, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie is uniquely positioned to assist with inbound and outbound international business transactions.

Foreign Investment and Trade Service Specialties

  • Exporting and importing
  • Customs duties and credits
  • Export control compliance and licensing
  • Customs and import transactions
  • International banking and finance
  • Cross-border aviation finance
  • Foreign Investments
  • Off-shore investment structuring
  • Foreign tax credits and tax treaties
  • Multi-country joint ventures
  • International licensing and contracting
  • Foreign Corrupt Practice Act compliance
  • Gaming:  licensing and regulatory advice
  • Intellectual property protection and transfer
  • Manufacturing
  • International supply chain and distribution networks
  • Technology transfer
  • Employment of foreign workers
  • International arbitrations and dispute resolution

Global Connections and Resources

Our clients have come to value the many contacts and international resources we have developed over the years through our affiliations with international law and industry networks.  Also, many of our  attorneys have strong international and governmental relationships through their service in  leadership positions including U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, Special Advisor to the President, U.S. Secretary of State for Economic Development in Northern Ireland, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security, Chief Legal Counsel to the Governor of Colorado, Colorado Ambassador to Japan,  Executive Director of the North American Securities Administrators Association, and past Governors and Judges of Arizona and Wyoming.

Our attorneys speak a number of languages including: Spanish, German, Greek, Japanese, French, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew, Armenian, Samoan, Laotian, Thai, Bulgarian and Serbo-Croatian. 

Business Transactions

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

Gaming

Sean M. McGuinness
Sean M. McGuinness
Partner
Reno, Las Vegas, Denver
smcguinness@​lrrc.com
775.321.3407 / vCard

Litigation

E. Martín Enriquez
E. Martín Enriquez
Partner
Denver
menriquez@​lrrc.com
303.628.9585 / vCard
James M. Lyons
James M. Lyons
Partner
Denver
jlyons@​lrrc.com
303.628.9546 / vCard
Susan Strebel Sperber
Susan Strebel Sperber
Partner
Denver
ssperber@​lrrc.com
303.628.9563 / vCard

Regulatory & Government

Richard K. Clark
Richard K. Clark
Partner
Denver
rclark@​lrrc.com
303.628.9531 / vCard

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Key Contacts

Richard K. Clark
Richard K. Clark
Partner
303.628.9531
James M. Lyons
James M. Lyons
Partner
303.628.9546
David P. Kunstle
David P. Kunstle
Partner
719.386.3014