Arnold and Porter

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Arnold Porter is an international law firm which advertises itself as providing 'the full breadth of legal resources to represent all of our clients interests'[1].

Arnold & Porter provides clients with 'both formal and informal networks of local counsel in key major markets' and 'global support through a structure of strategically placed offices in the U.S. and Europe'[2].

The staff at Arnold Porter have strong connections to the US and British governments. As their website states, 'more than 50 attorneys currently working at the firm have served in the ranks of the government on both the state and national levels'[3]. This includes high ranking personnel in the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Division of Corporation Finance in the Securities and Exchange Commission, Export Controls, US Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, United States Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), U.S. Department of Commerce, National Security Agency, Federal Reserve System, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Attorney’s Office, Senate Judiciary Committee, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, Senate Armed Services Committee, Administrative Conference of the United States, Regulatory Council of the United States, Board of National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, British Pharmacopoeia Commission, UK Ministerial Industry Strategy Group, UK Regulatory Authority, House Select Committee on Homeland Security, Committee on Government Reform, US Drug Enforcement Agency, White House Counsel’s Office, Advisory Committee on Corporate Disclosure of the SEC and the UK Department of Trade and Industry.




  1. Arnold and Porter Who We Are Accessed 12th March 2008
  2. Arnold and Porter Global Reach Accessed 12th March 2008
  3. Arnold and Porter Government Service Accessed 12th March 2008
  4. The Centre for Responsive Ethics Lobbying-Pfizer Accessed 11th March 2008