International Trade & National Security Law Firm

At Torres Trade Law, we work with U.S. and international clients - from multinationals and Fortune 500 companies to medium-sized businesses and startups - to successfully import and export goods, technology, and services. We regularly assist clients navigate regulatory challenges posed by U.S. and foreign trade policies, including China tariffs, Iran sanctions, and the export of defense-related goods and controlled or emerging technologies.

In addition, our lawyers have extensive experience assisting clients with a wide range of foreign investment matters, including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) administering the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA).

Our lawyers regularly guide clients through myriad U.S. regulatory regimes and agencies that govern trade with the United States, including:

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • The U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
  • The U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • The Department of Defense Security Service (DSS)
  • The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

To assist clients with challenges across the world, Torres Trade Law is a member of two widely recognized international associations: the International Lawyers Network, a global law firm network of more than 90 law firms in 67 countries; and Alliott Group, the world's 6th largest multidisciplinary alliance of accounting and law firms. These associations allow the firm to combine local expertise with a global reach to provide clients effective cross-border solutions.

To assist with risk advisory, complex investigations, and risk intelligence, our law firm's network also includes former intelligence officers and former senior leadership in national U.S. government security positions.

Our Approach

Torres Trade Law is driven by the principle that our clients are best served by long-term relationships built on transparency, accountability, and cost-effectiveness. Our goal: to provide practical, real-world international trade advice based on an in-depth understanding of each client's strategic and business objectives coupled with comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory and competitive environments in which it does business.

We have extensive experience assisting companies in a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense contractors, commercial aviation, military electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, food and beverage, data processing, machine tools, commercial electronics, satellite, unmanned vehicles, software and hi-tech, fashion and retail, private equity, and many others.

Torres Trade Law opens a branch office in Philadelphia. Torres Trade Law specializes in international trade compliance, ITAR, EAR and Customs law. Call 267-675-7045 to connect to the Philadelphia office.