Legal Services
Sectoral analysis of U.S. trade and competitiveness in legal services. 

Legal Services

Legal Services - Trade Data and Analysis

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Law firms are increasingly active in international markets, advising on a range of domestic and international legal issues. Transnational firms typically offer international business services in securities, immigration, mergers and acquisitions, tax, intellectual property, and labor law, among others. 

Our most recent review of the legal industry found a growing trade surplus in U.S. legal services. Law firms and lawyers also face a host of long-standing regulatory barriers when seeking to practice outside of the United States.

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