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Foley Hoag LLP

Business & Human Rights Law

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Foley Hoag LLP

Business & Human Rights Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 2Global Market LeadersGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Widely considered a pioneer in the field, and a forerunner to modern business and human rights law. Based in Washington, DC, Foley Hoag frequently attracts praise for its corporate social responsibility team. The firm offers: ,       • Advice to multinational corporations and governments on existing and emerging legal requirements as implemented by the UNGP. ,       • Expertise in a range of disputes mandates, policy implementation and risk assessments. ,       • Global capabilities, driven by an effective coordination with its Paris office.
Strengths A client observes: "Foley Hoag’s DC office was really the first to build a practice in this area, and it remains in the highest tier."

Notable practitioners

Operating out of the firm's Washington, DC office, Gare Smith is "a really established name" in this space, according to one source. He is widely recognised for assisting corporations and their supply chains with human rights compliance, incorporating the UN Guiding Principles.

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Business & Human Rights Law Department

Foley Hoag LLP

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Department location

1717 K Street, NW

Suite 1200

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20036-1238

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