|Harry L. Clark
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Harry Clark advises major companies and industry associations on a variety of international trade and investment rules. He has deep experience in areas such as CFIUS/Exon-Florio examinations of foreign investment, military and "dual use" export control regulations, economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Treasury Department, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, antimoney laundering rules, antiboycott requirements and defense industrial security requirements.
Mr. Clark executes internal corporate investigations regarding trade and investment rules and advises on such rules in the context of corporate transactions.
Mr. Clark has extensive experience with government contracting matters. His government contracting work has included, for example, design and implementation of Defense Department renewable energy projects.
Mr. Clark also represents broad industry coalitions on major trade litigations and international negotiations. His experience in these areas includes a leading role in what is often considered the largest-ever international trade dispute: the controversy regarding unfair softwood lumber imports from Canada. It has involved myriad administrative proceedings before federal agencies, NAFTA panel appeals, WTO dispute proceedings, judicial proceedings and international settlement agreements. He has also represented a coalition of the major US oil companies in antidumping and countervailing duty litigation. As a related matter, he pursues policy issues with congressional and executive branch officials and advises on international trade rules (e.g., GATT, WTO agreements and NAFTA).
Chambers Global recognizes Mr. Clark as a leader in the field of international trade law and has recognized Mr. Clark with special distinction regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.