Orrick Adds Leading International Trade Team in Washington, D.C.

May.22.2012

Washington, D.C. – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced today that Harry Clark and Clark McFadden, formerly of Dewey & LeBoeuf, have joined the firm’s corporate practice as partner and senior counsel, respectively, in Washington, D.C.

“For our leading multi-national clients, navigating international trade law is essential to their business’ success,” said Mitchell Zuklie, the head of Orrick’s Corporate Business Unit. “Harry and Clark bring with them exceptional capabilities that will serve as a great asset to our global client base, extending from U.S. companies with international trade issues, to those in Asia and Europe making financial or strategic investments in the United States.”

Strategically located in commercial and financial centers throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, Orrick’s transactional lawyers advise market-leading public and private companies on all aspects of their businesses and at every stage of their growth and development. Mr. Clark and Mr. McFadden’s experience will help meet the increasingly frequent and important trade issues faced by clients across Orrick’s global network of offices. 

Harry Clark

Formerly co-head of Dewey’s International Trade Practice Group, Mr. Clark counsels major companies and industry associations on a variety of trade and investment rules.  He has deep experience in areas such as CFIUS/Exon-Florio examinations of foreign investment, military and “dual use” export control regulations, economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Treasury Department, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-money laundering rules, anti-boycott requirements, defense industrial security requirements and government contracting regulations.

Mr. Clark also executes internal corporate investigations regarding trade and investment rules and advises on such rules in the context of corporate transactions. He has represented broad industry coalitions on major trade litigations and international negotiations.

Clark McFadden

Mr. McFadden represents corporate clients in international trade, encompassing work in litigation, regulation and legislation. He also practices in international corporate transactions, especially the formation of joint ventures and consortia, and international investigations and enforcement proceedings. Mr. McFadden has a broad background in foreign affairs and international trade, having experience with Congressional committees, the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Security Council.

Mr. McFadden serves as the secretary to the Board of Directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association and the Semiconductor Research Corporation. He is also a member of the Steering Committee for Government-Industry Partnerships for the Development of New Technologies of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.