Our McLarty Inbound practice supports foreign businesses with state-of-the-art analysis, strategy, and advocacy efforts in Washington and more broadly in the United States.
McLarty Inbound provides foreign firms seeking to do business in the United States with help on government relations – at the federal, state, and local levels – strategic planning, market access, mergers and acquisitions, corporate communications, and political and economic risk issues. We also assist with high level commercial and political negotiations, as well as dealing with sensitive regulatory issues including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC).
McLarty Inbound draws on our global network, and on our Washington expertise, to bring our clients an integrated strategic approach to investing and operating in the United States.
The members of McLarty Inbound comply with all registration requirements applicable to advocacy and political advisory activities in the United States.
Our McLarty Inbound Team
Richard Burt is a skilled corporate strategist with a keen sense of Washington. A distinguished diplomat, Ambassador Burt spent a decade as a partner with McKinsey & Company and has served on numerous corporate boards. He brings a wealth of European corporate, nonprofit and government ties.
Jorge Guajardo most recently served as Mexico’s Ambassador in China and has deep ties in the Mexican and Chinese business communities. A skilled advocate in Washington, he has worked with two large public affairs firms and will help foreign clients maneuver in DC.
Philippe Maze-Sencier previously led the government relations practice of a global public affairs firm and has broad experience working with governments in Europe, Africa, India, and North America. He has advised companies on their Washington strategies and interaction with U.S. government officials.