About Troutman Sanders

Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers and offices located throughout the United States and China. Founded in 1897, the firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has garnered strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. These clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry.

Troutman Sanders lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Intellectual Property, Business Law, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. With practice groups focused on specific aspects of these areas, the firm is defined by its considerable knowledge base and proactive approach to addressing legal and business challenges.


トラウトマン・サンダース について

トラウトマン・サンダースLLPは、米国及び中国の主要都市16箇所のオフィスに、600名以上の弁護士が所属する国際法律事務所です。 1897年の創立以来、当事務所は、豊富な経験、効果的な案件対応、そしてリーガルサービスへの揺るぎないコミットメントによって、世界中のクライアントとの間に長期的かつ強固な結びつきを維持しています。 当事務所は、多国籍企業又は個人起業家、米国連邦及び州政府とその関連機関又は米国以外の政府機関、さらに非営利組織団体及びあらゆる産業分野における民間企業など、多分野に渡った様々な規模のクライアントにサービスを提供しています。

トラウトマン・サンダースの弁護士は、各実務分野において、民事上または商業上のあらゆる観点からアドバイスを行っています。 当事務所が提供する実務分野の中核は、知的財産、ビジネス法、エネルギー及び産業規制、ファイナンス、訴訟及び不動産です。 約50の実務グループが、それぞれの実務分野に卓越した知識基盤を持ち、積極的なアプローチによって法的及びビジネス上の問題に取り組んでいます。

Reputation for Excellence

Troutman Sanders is consistently listed among the best law firms internationally. Recent rankings and achievements include:



  • Earned 100 percent in the annual 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. 
  • Ranked #73 in the 2012 AmLaw 100 and #64 in the 2012 NLJ 250. 
  • Ranked #1 (including attorneys) in more than a dozen categories in the 2012 Chambers USA Guide and received 80 other rankings. 
  • 116 firm lawyers named 2012 Best Lawyers in America. Troutman Sanders ranked #1 in over 60 specific areas of law within specific geographic regions.
  • Honored as one of only 30 law firms in The BTI Client Service 30, ranking 9th among the elite law firms that clients say are the best at client service.
  • Ranked in Chambers Asia Guide 2010 for Corporate/M&A: China-based: Mid-Market/FDI (Band 1);Intellectual Property: Hong Kong; Private Equity: Hong-Kong-based: Buyouts; and Leading Individuals inChina and Hong Kong.
  • Ranked among Legal 500 Asia Pacific recommended law firms for Capital Markets (debt and equity), Corporate (including M&A), Intellectual Property, Private Equity and Leading Individuals in Hong Kong, and Capital Markets and Leading Individuals in Shanghai.
  • Listed among the top 15 law firms on Thomson Financial's lists of Global Equity Issuance by U.S. Issuers -Manager Legal Advisor and U.S. Investment Grade Corporate Debt - Issuer Legal Advisor.

In the Community

Troutman Sanders is not only known for dedication to clients, but also for commitment to the communities in which firm personnel live and work. Members of the firm are active in civic, charitable, religious, educational, professional, international, governmental and arts-related organizations. At Troutman Sanders, supporting communities helps make a difference at home and around the world.


トラウトマン・サンダースは、クライアントへのコミットメント以外にも、所員が生活するコミュニティへの貢献度の高さでも知られています。 当事務所の所員は、民間、慈善、宗教、教育、職業、国際、政治及び芸術関連団体において積極的に活動しています。トラウトマン・サンダースは、コミュニティにおけるサポート活動が、家庭ひいては世界に変化をもたらすものであると見なしています。

Commitment to Diversity

As an international law firm, diversity is an essential part of Troutman Sanders’ culture and contributes to the firm’s success and ability to grow. Troutman Sanders proudly supports many initiatives that foster an inclusive environment and helps its personnel balance commitments to clients and family.


国際弁護士事務所として、多様性はトラウトマン・サンダースの文化に最も重要な部分であり、また事務所の成功と成長能力に貢献するものだと考えます。 トラウトマン・サンダースは、包括的な環境づくりの推進につながる多くの試みをサポートすることを誇りとし、バランスのとれた人材確保をクライアントへのコミットメントとしています。

Business Law

The Business Law Section assists clients ranging from multi-national corporations to start-up companies with all types of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, franchising, public and private offerings, project finance, and securities work required by publicly owned corporations.
  • Closely Held Business & Entrepreneurial Service
  • Corporate
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Health Care
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Ventures
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates




The Finance Section focuses on sophisticated financing transactions for all types of organizations, including banks, mortgage companies and other institutional lenders and capital providers. Section lawyers participate in all aspects of commercial lending, asset-based lending, equipment financing, construction loans and other real estate finance, multifamily finance and public finance. 
  • Debt Financing
  • Lending & Structured Finance
  • Multifamily Housing
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate Finance


ファイナンス部門は、銀行、モーゲージ・カンパニー、企業向け融資機関、キャピタル・プロバイダー等のために、高度な資金調達取引を行うことに重点を置いています。 コマーシャル・レンディング、アセット-ベース・レンディング、設備融資、建設融資、その他の不動産ファイナンス、マルチファミリー・ファイナンス及びパブリック・ファイナンス等のあらゆる側面に携わっています。



Litigation Section lawyers protect clients interests at all trial and appellate levels for civil and various types of criminal proceedings. Significant cases handled by the group include corporate governance disputes, antitrust and trade regulation actions, securities matters, defamation, professional malpractice, product liability and trademark, trade name and patent infringement.
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Dispute Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Construction
  • Consumer Law
  • Critical Matters
  • D&O and Professional Liability
  • Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Products Liability
  • Securities Litigation
  • White Collar & Government Investigations


訴訟部門の弁護士は、控訴審も含めた様々な民事及び刑事訴訟において、クライアントのために弁護をします。 当部門が関ってきた主な案件には、コーポレート・ガバナンス、独占禁止法及び取引規制、証券、名誉毀損、業務過失、製造物責任、商標及び特許侵害関連等があります。

Public Law

The Public Law Section specializes in business regulation and the representation of clients before state and federal agencies and courts. The expertise of this group encompasses administrative law, antitrust, environmental regulation, health care, insurance, labor and employment law, land use regulation, public utilities and telecommunications.
  • Energy
  • Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Immigration
  • International
  • International Trade
  • Labor & Employment
  • Maritime Law & Government Contracts
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Regulatory Compliance & Government Litigation
  • Telecommunications & Technology
  • Transportation & Logistics


公共法部門は、州及び連邦機関及び裁判所におけるビジネス法上のクライアント代理を専門としています。 行政法、独占禁止法、環境規制、ヘルスケア、保険、労働及び雇用法、土地利用規制、公益事業及び通信等の分野において広範囲の経験と専門知識を有します。

Real Estate

Real Estate Section lawyers have established a reputation for vigorous negotiation and advocacy on behalf of clients that are real estate developers, owners, operators and investors. Group members have participated significantly in major real estate transactions around the globe that include the acquiring, financing, leasing, managing, owning and operating of real estate.
  • Commercial Ownership, Leasing & Management
  • Development & Acquisition
  • Hotels, Resorts & Golf
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Zoning & Land Use


当部門の弁護士は、精力的な交渉力と弁護力に定評があります。 クライアントには、不動産デベロッパー、オーナー、オペレーターや投資家などが含まれます。 部門のメンバーは、買収、投資、賃貸、管理、所有及び不動産経営等において、多くの大規模な国際不動産取引に関わっています。  

Specialty Practice Teams

Many firm lawyers are involved in cross-section practice teams, collaborating with multiple practice groups in order to find solutions to particular needs to respond quickly and efficiently to any issues which may arise.
  • Appellate
  • Associations & Nonprofits
  • Canadian Practice
  • Climate Change
  • Distressed Real Estate,
  • Debt Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Franchise & Distribution
  • Government Regulation Of Advertising & Consumer Products
  • Greater China Practice
  • Green Real Estate
  • Information Management
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Israeli Practice
  • Life Sciences
  • Private Equity & Investment Management
  • Public-Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure
  • Renewable Energy
  • State Attorneys General
  • Tobacco
  • Trading, Hedging & Marketing
  • Transmission Development & Construction
  • Troutman Sanders Strategies




当事務所の弁護士の多くは、部門を超えた専門実務チームの一員としても活動しています。 クライアント個別のニーズや、起こりうる問題に迅速かつ効果的に対応できるよう、複数の異なる専門実務部門がチームをつくって協力体制をとります。