Sutherland is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving unique legal issues for many of the world's largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm has grown to approximately 500 lawyers handling matters in every part of the world. Seven major practice areas - corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax - provide the framework for an extensive range of specialty areas, allowing our attorneys to serve a diverse client base including a substantial number of the Fortune 500.
Our legal practice is built on delivering partner-level attention and unfaltering dedication to client service. Our clients can rely on our lawyers to be approachable, responsive and efficient. This approach attracts clients faced with issues and opportunities that demand a deep understanding of business, specific industry knowledge and the ability to manage complex matters across state and national borders.
Sutherland serves clients around the globe, and we understand the importance of technology as an integral part of the services we provide. In addition to the standard modes of communication (telephone, e-mail and facsimile), we installed state-of-the-art voice and video conferencing in all of our offices to further enhance our communication abilities. For efficient internal communication, we utilize a firmwide intranet and a document management system. We also have the technology to establish an Extranet or FTP connection between our offices and the offices of our clients to allow document exchange and rapid communication.