Harris Beach has been providing legal counsel to manufacturing companies since the firm was founded in 1856. Our Industrial and Consumer Manufacturing Industry Team provides manufacturers with insightful counsel on their most pressing issues including labor and employment, immigration, intellectual property protection, cross-border commerce, sustainability, financing for operations, and economic development incentives.
We are engaged with all aspects of our clients’ operations and know their customers, competitors and suppliers. At Harris Beach, we understand industry-critical issues and help clients successfully work through challenges, including streamlining supply chains, securing project financing and economic development incentives, addressing legal regulatory issues, dealing with international competition and cross-border commerce, conducting labor negotiations, managing mergers, developing distributor and joint-venture relationships, evaluating brand management, and effectively handling product liability.
Our attorneys have developed extensive industry knowledge and insight in many specialty areas of manufacturing, including optics, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, tool and die, industrial equipment, injection molding, automotive and vehicles, consumer goods, precision instruments and new technologies. We counsel clients in a variety of corporate, finance, securities, labor, commercial real estate, environmental, intellectual property, and litigation matters. In addition, our attorneys identify non-legal resources, when appropriate, who can help companies reach their goals. Above all, we understand the need to move faster, think more creatively, and develop new business models to compete in the 21st century.