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International Litigation

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP offers international legal services to American clients doing business abroad and multinational clients in the U.S. and around the world. Given the global nature of our clients’ activities, we have developed a broad range of expertise that crosses borders, trade barriers, cultures, and currencies. From the initial stages of a dispute to trial – and at every stage in between – DGS attorneys have the abilities to guide clients toward their international objectives. In addition, DGS has developed a network of lawyers in foreign countries to affiliate with us as appropriate.

Our multidisciplinary team of attorneys shares a distinguished record of accomplishment throughout the Americas, Europe, the Pacific Rim, Middle East and around the globe. The DGS international dispute resolution team has assisted clients in numerous countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, France, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela. Our clients include international and national telecommunication firms, coal and hard rock mining companies, oil and gas companies, power projects, manufacturing companies, multinational trading companies, financial institutions, foreign governments, trade associations, and individuals.

DGS international trial lawyers specialize in unique transnational litigation issues including: service of legal process abroad; personal jurisdiction of U.S. courts over foreign parties; subject matter jurisdiction of U.S. courts over international disputes; foreign sovereign immunity; enforcement of forum selection and choice-of-law provisions; forum non conveniens (inconvenient forum) doctrine; comity among nations considerations; obtaining evidence (testimonial, documentary, and physical) abroad for use in U.S. lawsuits; enforcement of foreign judgments in the U.S.; international corruption; and international arbitration. DGS lawyers also coordinate litigation abroad for U.S. parties.

Substantively, our diverse international practice includes litigation related to: contractual and business relationships; commercial torts (fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, intentional interference with contract, fraudulent conveyance, conversion, misrepresentation, etc.); the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; securities disputes; wrongful death and personal injury; real estate; broker-dealer liquidations; collection of judgments; employment; banking; and bankruptcy.

DGS is a member of Lex Mundi, the largest and most prominent international network of independent law firms. Our firm's membership in Lex Mundi provides the global reach and access to legal resources that enhance our ability to serve our clients’ needs around the world.

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