The manufacturing industry is in an exciting state of flux with disruption impacting players at every level. Rapidly advancing technologies, geopolitical shifts, new market entrants, and intensifying regulatory requirements dictate that businesses navigate a multitude of risks while taking full advantage of the opportunities these changes offer. Companies operating in this competitive and increasingly global industry need strategic legal solutions to remain lean, efficient, and proactive.

Service to manufacturing companies has long been one of the bedrock foundations of our law firm. Today, with decades of experience under our belt, we understand the numerous legal, regulatory, operational, and financial issues that manufacturing companies face. As the industry undergoes a monumental transformation, we are uniquely positioned to assist clients in addressing significant shifts in their operations and serve as their “industry” law firm.

We are well-versed in key trends confronting our clients in the industry, such as the effect Internet industrialization can have on a manufacturer’s R&D, supply chain management, production, and sales. Also, our lawyers are knowledgeable in the compliance and regulatory environment that challenge an organization’s ability to respond quickly to market fluctuations and remain competitive.

Our experience extends across five continents and a myriad of legal disciplines that directly impact companies in the manufacturing industry, such as: cybersecurity; mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; energy and infrastructure matters; labor and employment; data privacy; and intellectual property.

Our lawyers blend legal acumen with practical business knowledge to help manufacturers capitalize on sector shifts and address the challenges they face in today’s economic climate, wherever they conduct business.

For more information about our Manufacturing Industry practice, please email manufacturing@klgates.com.