Squire Patton Boggs

We combine sound legal counsel with a deep knowledge of our clients’ businesses to resolve their legal challenges. We care about the quality of our services, the success of our clients and the relationships that are forged through those successes. Our Washington DC team sits at the nexus of law, business and government in the world’s most powerful democracy. For over 50 years, we have served as the bridge between our clients, the US Government and sovereign nations. We bring you profound knowledge and substantial experience of US and international laws, policies, and regulations that affect your interests.


Steven Auvil

Steve Auvil's practice is focused on litigation of intellectual property (IP) disputes. As an engineer and patent lawyer, he has been exposed to a wide variety of technologies including control systems, power electronics, communication systems, medical devices, complex mechanical systems and software. Steve has been listed in Chambers USA Leading Lawyers since 2007, The Best Lawyers in America since 2006 and Ohio Super Lawyers since 2005.

Partner and Levant Practice Group Chair

Gassan Baloul

Gassan Baloul chairs the Squire Patton Boggs Levant Practice Group, which includes the representation of clients with interests in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and Iraq.

Senior Partner

Susan Bastress

Susan advises multinational companies on cross-border, transactional business issues, providing strategic legal counsel. She leverages an extensive background in commercial transactions, real estate, infrastructure development and alternative dispute resolution in her work for architectural, hospitality and infrastructure development firms.


Mitchell Berger

Mitch Berger has been litigating high-value commercial and enforcement disputes for more than 35 years throughout the United States, for plaintiffs and defendants, against private parties and government entities. He has tried numerous cases to judgment before judges and juries, and has argued in most federal and several state appellate courts.

Key Focus Areas
Real Estate Law Advisory
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