Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


Barclay Damon attorneys have decades of experience assisting clients around the world with the full range of their U.S. legal needs. Our team advises clients in foreign countries on establishing, maintaining, expanding, and diversifying their presence in the United States, and we represent domestic companies on the full scope of U.S. legal issues involved in doing business outside U.S. borders.

Clients of our International Practice Area range from individuals and small start-up businesses to growing, mid-size enterprises, and large, multinational companies in industries that include software and IT services, financial, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, and numerous others.

Barclay Damon’s international team has extensive experience in areas that include:

  • Business formation and structuring, sales, and mergers and acquisitions 
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances 
  • Immigration, citizenship, and customs 
  • Intellectual property and licensing 
  • Litigation, including insurance defense and re-insurance 
  • Estate planning and tax matters 
  • Labor and employment 
  • Real estate transactions 
  • State and local tax compliance, including sales, use, and income tax

International business engagements may require the use of local counsel, and our attorneys have a global network of attorney relationships that serve as invaluable resources for clients. In addition, our relationships with government officials and regulators at various levels often help expedite matters for foreign clients doing business in the United States. Barclay Damon’s strategic office locations, including in Toronto, New York City, Boston, and Washington DC, provide beneficial entry points for foreign companies coming into the vast U.S. market. As a full-service law firm practicing in virtually every area of U.S. law that foreign clients are likely to need, the near 300 attorneys of Barclay Damon are ready to help ensure the success of our clients in the United States and around the world.