Arent Fox has a robust and long-standing practice serving sovereign clients from around the globe on a diverse range of issues. Our multi-disciplinary team represents clients from a unique perspective, with members having worked on international matters while serving in senior positions throughout all branches of the US government, including as US Ambassador-at-Large, Chairman of the US Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, US Senators, US Congressman, Senior Attorney-Adviser on negotiations of US investment treaties, Senior Counsel at the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and US State Department Counsel in numerous international arbitrations. We have provided counsel to sovereign clients over a broad range of matters, including public international law, including treaty interpretation and negotiation, international arbitration, international trade and investment, energy, tax, intellectual property, real estate, multinational and domestic litigation, transactions, and employment.
Our firm has represented sovereigns from around the world, including in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia. Our ability to serve as effective counsel is enhanced by our vast network of international contacts in foreign governments, foreign corporations, and local law firms.