Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, LLP's practice centers on international trade regulation and customs law. The firm began its practice in this area in 1919 and has focused on international trade matters since its inception. Our practice is global and includes matters originating both in and outside the United States. We are a member of Meritas, an international group of law firms providing local, reliable, and efficient legal representation in over 60 countries.
Barnes/Richardson's clients include companies ranging from sole proprietorships to major multinationals. We have provided customs and trade advice to over one-third of the manufacturers among the Fortune 100.
Our goal is to help businesses improve their competitive advantage through tariff and tax reductions related to merchandise in import and export markets, market access strategies, international trade agreements and other legal means.
We are committed to excellence in providing results-oriented and cost-effective legal services to the international trade community.
It is our philosophy to work in partnership with our clients to provide the highest quality legal representation in the most cost-effective and efficient way possible. This means that all Barnes/Richardson cases are handled directly by a partner experienced in the issues involved. We also strive to work in partnership with the professionals who manage the customs and international trade activity for our clients. In this way, we use existing procedures and expertise without duplicating effort.
As of January 1, 2013, Barnes, Richardson & Colburn is a Limited Liabilty Partnership.