International Law Attorney

We operate in a global economy.

In 2010 United States ranked number 3 in total worldwide export. We can help you navigate the myriad of domestic and international regulatory policies that can and will affect your business’ success.

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Mr. Eckard received his Masters of Laws in International Law and Business from Stetson University in 2003 and is prepared to assist you in your international venture. We have represented people and companies from over 15 countries around the globe.

Attorney Robert is a former member of the US/Cuba Legal Forum, a not for profit organization designed to foster ties with Cuban Lawyers in Cuba, to normalize trade relations between the United States and Cuba, and to explore legal issues effecting U.S. entities doing or wishing to do business there.

Mr. Eckard has written several articles including “Doing Business in Cuba, Now and Post-Embargo” and “Protecting and Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in Developing Countries with a Special Comparative Study on Cuban Intellectual Property Laws.”

Mr. Eckard has represented various entities against the United States Treasury Department and the Office Foreign Asset Controls and is available to assist you or your company with your international legal needs.
Specific areas of practice include but are not limited to:

  • International Business Transactions
  • International Trade
  • International Litigation and Arbitration:
  • Documentary sale transactions (Letters of Credit)
  • Negotiable bills of lading
  • Stand-by letters of credit,
  • Counter-trade and distributorships
  • Licensing
  • Foreign direct investment
  • S. Custom’s import/export issues (tariffs, customs classification of goods)
  • Licensing by the Office of Foreign Affairs and Control (OFAC) (U.S. Treasury Department).
Our Testimonials

What Our Clients Say

Drew was excellent. Did what we needed to do. Was very professional and is a class act.

I wanted to thank you for supporting and believing in me all these years, Robert! You have definitely been an inspiration in my life and I appreciate you so very much!

Rob, I cant thank you enough for putting my mind at ease & taking time out of your day to handle my ticket. You’re a boss!

Positive: Professionalism, Responsiveness Mr Eckard and his staff swiftly resolved my issue without much back and forth and was communicating with me throughout the entire process. I was not sure what to expect as I never needed services but the outcome was great. More importantly the treatment and communication was exceptional-I would have no reservation to use this office in the future!

Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness Drew Patterson was always available when I needed a consult and anything I needed and also very prompt with answers to all my questions. I would use them again for any legal issues. Thank drew for all you have done for me and my practice

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