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Global Guide 2023
Global Market Leaders International Trade/WTO
Band 2

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To learn more about Akin Gump’s International Trade/WTO capabilities, please visit the International Trade page under the experience section at

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International Trade/WTO - Global Market Leaders
Band 2
What the team is known for

Akin Gump has a dynamic team with a well-established US group, alongside significant resources in China and the EU. The law firm offers:

       • A strong export controls and sanctions practice which often represents major global conglomerates.

       • Experience representing government departments across the globe, including assistance with the drafting of major trade agreements.

       • A highly respected trade policy practice which is frequently engaged in complex negotiations and policy disputes.

       • An active trade defence and disputes practice, driven by a Geneva team which is called on by a number of government entities from Asia and Latin America for representation before the WTO.

Notable practitioners

Washington, DC-based Thomas McCarthy is the head of the firm's international trade practice.