SCG Legal started life as the State Capital Law Firm Group, with the objective of coordinated inter-state transactions requiring governmental and related advice. Over the years it has developed into is a seamless global network of over 145 of the profession’s preeminent independent law firms with more than 11,500 attorneys located in nearly 450 offices around the world. By uniting their skills, expertise and influence, our member firms help leading and growing companies in every industry navigate a complex and ever-changing legal landscape. With local and regional experts across the globe, our independent member firms capitalize on the strength and effectiveness of our network to help their clients solve today’s toughest business challenges.
SCG Legal provides an effective and trusted resource for identifying local counsel worldwide. From standard business transactions to the most complex business plans, locally or around the world, SCG Legal connects companies to:
- Expert knowledge of local, state, national and international regulatory agencies
- Sophisticated transactional experience for public and private M&A transactions, public and private financing and corporate and securities law matters
- Time-tested complex litigation experience, including class actions, derivative actions and investors’ rights, environmental litigation and intellectual property litigation
- “On-the-ground” representation in multijurisdictional litigation, providing knowledge of current local conditions and practices
- Experienced ADR mediators, arbitrators and advocates, with specialized knowledge in a variety of industries
SCG Legal member firms work with new and emerging companies around the world to secure tax incentives, comply with zoning rules, obtain permits and overcome regulatory hurdles. Established and expanding companies choose SCG Legal member firms to help them structure transactions efficiently and cost-effectively; establish financing; set up new divisions; form strategic alliances; merge with and acquire companies; manage labour and employment issues; and protect intellectual property.