Italy

We assist Italian companies operating in a variety of sizes and industries, including manufacturing, financial services, fashion and luxury brands, food and beverage, retail and technology. In partnership with local counsel, we also assist U.S. companies seeking to invest in Italy. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing exceptional value through timely, high quality and cost effective legal services.

Our International Law Practice

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has a substantial International Law Practice and our attorneys are adept in assisting clients on related matters, including bridging the gap in customs and practices in cross-border business affairs. The Firm works with foreign-based companies to establish and maintain operations in the United States. We also provide counsel to domestic entities looking to expand operations internationally.

The representation of foreign-based clients raises a wide variety of complex legal issues for which global corporations routinely need assistance. Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP can provide direction in the following areas:

  • Structuring United States operations
  • Acquiring or selling United States companies
  • Immigration matters
  • Patents, trademarks, copyrights and related intellectual property issues
  • Clinical study agreements for medical devices
  • Litigation matters
  • Employment laws
  • Operational issues
  • Taxation and finance
  • Real estate
  • Construction law

You Determine the Parameters

We are proud to serve as your U.S.-based legal counsel. We can prepare the U.S. legal documents or review documents prepared in Italian for U.S. law compliance. We are here to accommodate your needs.

Compliance Is Critical

An otherwise successful entry into U.S. markets can be derailed by failure to comply with applicable law. We can assist Italian companies on a variety of legal topics including:

  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Law
  • Customs and International Trade
  • Distressed Debt
  • Employee Benefits and ERISA
  • Environmental/Natural Resources Law
  • Financing and Commercial Transactions
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Immigration/Naturalization
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Medical Devices
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Securities Class Action Defense
  • Securities Enforcement
  • Securities Litigation
  • State and Local Tax
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital
  • White Collar Crime