McCarter & English, LLP is one of the oldest U.S. law firms, with a history of representing innovation, progress and the entrepreneurial spirit worldwide from one of its first clients, Thomas Alva Edison. With a singular focus on effective representation of clients in cutting edge industries like clean tech and IT and in traditional mainstays of global and domestic economies like manufacturing and real estate development, McCarter and English LLP is at the forefront of new legal developments in regional practice areas. McCarter & English LLP also cultivates real networks and relationships within governmental and industrial entities personal to its international practice as well as with law firms in the regions where it most represents inbound and outbound clients, including Canada, Europe, India, the Middle East, China and Japan, and South America.