The firm has a heavy transactional practice, focusing on international contracts. In addition to contracts across borders for the sale of goods, the firm represents lessors and others in transactions involving the sale and leasing of transportation equipment, particularly marine cargo containers, with three major clients engaged in that business.
Jim Dawe is an expert in trademark law, and represents many clients in trademark registration matters and disputes regarding rights to trademarks. He has represented both American and foreign clients in U.S. and foreign trademark registration matters.
The firm also advises entrepreneurs and investors in the formation and structuring of large and small business, both domestic and internationally, as well as counseling on international trade questions.