Our Expertise
Robert Fisher Explains the Impact of the US-Canada Impasse on Upcoming NAFTA Negotiations
10.17.2017

Mr. Fisher discusses Canada's and Mexico's response to unconventional U.S. proposals and their effect on the negotiating timeline.

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Amb. Pickering Discusses the Impact of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC on U.S. and Allied Interests in the Middle East
10.11.2017

In an op-ed for The Hill, Amb. Pickering describes what is at stake with Jordan and Israel in the case argued before the Supreme Court today.

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Amb. Pickering Reviews the Implications of Decertification of the Iran Nuclear Deal
10.11.2017

In a blogpost for the Atlantic Council, Amb. Pickering explains how Iran and our allies may respond and the implications for North Korea's nuclear program.

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What sets us apart is our experience solving international problems; worldwide network of relationships; and our business know-how.

Experience:

Our principals have worked at the highest levels of government advising Republican and Democratic Presidents on trade and investment, politics, and commercial diplomacy.  We have negotiated landmark multilateral trade agreements (NAFTA), helped launch linchpin global trade institutions (WTO), and successfully mobilized global alliances (first Persian Gulf coalition).  Our principals have especially broad and deep experience across Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East in a wide range of sectors.  And we have first-hand expertise and insight on key emerging markets in today’s headlines such as China, Mexico, Russia, India, and Brazil, as well as mature ones like Canada and the United Kingdom.  Our unique perspective allows us to contextualize and solve global problems practically and effectively.

Relationships:

We have worked with generations of leaders in the U.S. and foreign governments and in global business.  We maintain official government contacts to this day ranging from the highest level decision-makers to mid- and working level implementers.  Our C-suite and government affairs connections, board memberships, and current and previous leadership roles in leading industry associations, think tanks, and NGOs reinforce our ability to advance business priorities.  We have staked our reputation on a no-nonsense approach to tackling issues and delivering results.

Business Know-How:

Hills & Company has been advising global companies for 25 years.  To put our clients first, we work exclusively with one company in any given sector and always staff each matter with an experienced principal.  Our CEO and Chair has sat on numerous boards of Fortune 500 companies.  Our Vice Chair organized and ran the global public policy operations of one of the world’s most respected companies.  Our Co-Founder is an economist and recognized trade expert on market access and investment restrictions.  We have founded or practiced at preeminent international law firms on a broad range of global regulatory, trade, and antitrust matters that buttress our understanding of the issues.  We know international business and how to tailor our advice and strategies to get the best return on your investment.