Practice Areas

Public and Private International Law

Our attorneys have extensive public and private international law experience, ranging from international development and trade to international arbitration and dispute resolution to extradition.   Read More

Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Berliner Corcoran & Rowe's IP and IT practices complement its transactional and dispute resolution practice. The firm advises on trade secret law, trademark law and copyright law but not patents.   Read More

Government / Regulatory

Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP represents and counsels companies and individuals selling products and services to federal, state, and local governments as prime contractors and subcontractors. 

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Export Controls, OFAC, ITAR, CFIUS and Sanctions

The Export Controls and Sanctions Practice Group of Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe LLP represents Fortune 50, multinational, medium, small, and startup companies as well as think tanks and individuals in all aspects of compliance with and enforcement of U.S. dual-use, defense, and nuclear export control regulations, as well as U.S. economic sanctions regulations (including extensive experience with Cuba, Iran, Russia/Ukraine and Syria sanctions) and U.S. antiboycott regulations. Our team is among the most experienced in the country, forming a "boutique within a boutique." Each of the nine core members has between 10 and over 30 years of experience with export controls and sanctions, and our attorneys frequently speak on a wide range of topics at national and international conferences and training programs.

Our lawyers have experience serving in government and industry regulatory advisory groups and committees, trade and professional associations.   Read More

Civil and Criminal Litigation

The litigation group at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP consists of eleven seasoned litigators: Thomas G. Corcoran, Jr., William F. Coffield, Laina Lopez, Melvin White, Perry S. Bechky, David Baron and Bruce Zagaris. We represent foreign states, and foreign and domestic companies and individuals, including corporate officers and directors and public sector officials. We are particularly experienced in white collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation, commercial litigation, international law, and foreign sovereign immunity. Courts include the International Court of Justice, the United States Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals.

Two of our litigators, Mr. Coffield and Mr. White, have been ranked as "SuperLawyers,", and Mr. Coffield is listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense by The National Trial Lawyers.

We also have experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings in international matters before highly respected tribunals, including AAA/ICDR, the ICC, and JAMS. Some of our attorneys have been admitted as expert witnesses in various tribunals.   Read More

Business / Transactional

Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP's corporate practice provides comprehensive advice and representation to individuals and entities organized in the United States and abroad, in connection with their business and investment activities. BCR's corporate clients span all phases of development, from seed stage start-up ventures to mature corporations, and are based around the globe.   Read More



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