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Manufacturing companies face a wide range of legal issues. At Carrington Coleman, we excel in handling those business law staples: employee policies and relations, real estate transactions, bankruptcy issues, corporate governance, and more.

But we also know that manufacturing has complexities all its own: union disputes, product liability, toxic tort litigation, insurance coverage disputes, plant closures, and export/import issues. Carrington Coleman has dealt with it all, and on every possible scale, ranging from local, family-run businesses to multinational corporations.

Our experience has taught us that the character of manufacturing in the United States is changing. As simpler manufacturing has largely moved overseas, U.S. manufacturing has become more complex and high-tech, and so have the legal issues manufacturers face.

While we can certainly help with the employment issues and union disputes that may traditionally be associated with manufacturing, we also understand the subtleties of an evolving and increasingly sophisticated manufacturing arena. We know intellectual property law and non-compete agreements and can help clients protect their product designs in a manufacturing environment that increasingly relies on intellect and innovation.

We’ve served manufacturing clients in the following practice areas: