McLarty Associates has worked with construction and infrastructure clients on diverse projects in a variety of markets, from developing much-needed infrastructure in Latin America to helping fine-tune ambitious urban development plans to build a new international business center in Asia. Our directors have helped navigate local and federal politics, craft outreach strategies, and build relationships with in-country partners.
McLarty Associates helps retailers and consumer products companies take advantage of opportunities in emerging markets, identifying promising locales for expansion, crafting global strategies, building critical in-country partnerships, establishing government affairs functions, carrying out advocacy campaigns to open new markets to foreign direct investment in retail trade, and establishing footholds around the globe.
McLarty Associates has helped defense and aerospace companies achieve their goals in key markets all over the globe. Whether helping sell airplanes or other defense products, resolve trade disputes, or ensure transparency of major procurement programs, we work at the intersection of leading technologies and national security and transportation needs.
The energy industry has been at the center of McLarty Associates’ work since our founding. We have assisted companies in almost every aspect of the diverse energy sector from oil and gas to electric to renewables. Our clients have included some of the world’s largest energy companies as well as novel technology start-ups.
Our New York-based Financial Advisory practice provides a political and policy advisory service for a broad range of financial markets firms from asset managers to hedge funds. Our broader team assists global financial services firms with everything from M&A approvals to crafting government affairs strategies.
McLarty Associates is one of the few firms of its kind with a dedicated Food & Agriculture practice run by experts in the field. We advise corporations at all levels of the agricultural supply chain, including seeds, equipment, processing, storage and distribution, and retail sales. We also advise investors and non-profits in this dynamic and complex sector.
McLarty Associates helps pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices companies establish footholds in regions where introduction of their products can save lives. Our professionals have experience supporting healthcare firms worldwide on policy issues, market access, government relations, and developing in-country partnerships.
We draw on our broad global network to assist higher ed and non-profit clients with issues including establishing international and coporate partnerships, building global university boards, evaluating and establishing satellite campuses, raising a school's profile in a target region, and navigating foreign regulatory and security frameworks.
McLarty Media, our Film & Entertainment practice, advises major film studios, directors, producers and screenwriters on issues of international interest, covering story development, authentic script content, unique location requirements, and complex production logistics.
We've helped some of the biggest names in tech face their first challenges abroad by crafting their government relations presences, partnering plans, and engagement strategies, from Latin America and Africa to Europe and Asia. We help tech companies manage complex policy issues, including IP protection, data flow and localization requirements, and privacy.
We've worked with cruise companies, airlines, hotels, and hospitality clients to resolve complex regulatory issues that affect this diverse sector, from port access to security issues to consular and customs matters, in markets from Latin America to Europe and Asia.
McLarty Associates has worked with major logistics firms as well as leading players in every link of the global supply chain to devise sourcing and market entry strategies, modernize customs procedures and processes, and position firms as critical partners to overseas industries and governments.
McLarty Associates' Trade team has been at the forefront of negotiating multi- and bilateral trade agreements for decades, from NAFTA, CAFTA, and the KORUS FTA to TPP. As the trade climate changes, we help companies navigate new challenges on a global basis to protect relationships, supply chains, and beyond.
McLarty Associates’ team has substantial experience assisting companies with the global execution of mergers and acquisitions. Over the years, we have worked on a number of high-profile matters, crafting the umbrella strategy and working country-by-country to help resolve competition and regulatory issues that could impair the transaction.
McLarty Associates and McLarty Inbound have helped US and foreign companies navigate the government affairs challenges posed by sanctions regimes.