Firm News

Updated November 3, 2021

We are saddened by the death of author, litigator, adviser to ambassadors, lecturer and colleague Peter Heidenberger, 1922-2021. He covered the Nürnberg Trials and represented Germany before the U.S. Supreme Court, and so much more. Rest in Peace, Peter!

Partner Clemens Kochinke's next USA Country Report was published in the November 2021 issue of the major German law journal Kommunikation & Recht. It covers the intersection of law, technology, intellectual property and distribution.

Perry Bechky spoke to an industry association about the Biden Administration's emerging trade policy, focusing on the ways that national security considerations generally and China in particular affect various aspects of policy. Perry's presentation is available here.

The Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law published an article by our partner Perry Bechky, called Investor-State Arbitrators' Duties to Non-Parties.

The JustPod: Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020. The ABA published the podcast featuring our partner Bruce Zagaris.

Partner Clemens Kochinke of Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP explained in his periodical USA Country Report new legal developments in journalism, free speech, internet and copyright fair use in the June 2021 issue of the major German law journal Kommunikation & Recht.

On May 13, our partner Bruce Zagaris was a panelist on “Geopolitical Competition and Cooperation in the Caribbean” by the Florida International University Latin American/Caribbean in cooperation w/ the Caribbean Policy Consortium. Watch his presentation at minute 1:08.

Partner Clemens Kochinke sponsored a Buy American Act webinar by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Washington, DC on April 14, 2021. Our procurement expert John Ordway was one of the featured speakers.

Chambers Global has recognized the excellence of our Export Controls and Economic Sanctions group by ranking them among the top groups in the world in this practice area.
Chambers Global has also again given its highest ranking to our partner, Ben Flowe.

night in Tehran cover, licensed to author Philip Kaplan
Partner Philip Kaplan, a former career diplomat and ambassador in Europe and Asia, has published his debut novel -- Night in Tehran -- with Melville House. Based on historic events, and frighteningly relevant to today's headlines, the thriller tells a tale of one American diplomat's year of living dangerously in Tehran in the days leading up to the Iranian Revolution. The novel has been endorsed by espionage writer Alan Furst and former Supreme NATO Commander Admiral James Stavridis and is available from Amazon.

This summer, we gutted, rebuilt and expanded our offices. Personal meetings remain limited, however, because the Washington, DC, are is in Phase 2 COVID mode. Throughout our office building, face masks and other precautions are required. Practically speaking, your attorney can guide you on virtual meetings and other arrangements. We have been working successfully despite the limitations.

In April 2020, Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP welcomed a senior expert in international law, David Baron, as a new partner in the international litigation and business practice areas.

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