The International Maritime Group (“IMG”) is a boutique law firm that provides legal services to the maritime, oil and gas, mining and international business communities of the Pacific Northwest.  Our in-depth knowledge of maritime and international trade law position us well to formulate bespoke, practical and timely solutions to address our clients’ needs. At IMG, we understand both the traditional principles and evolving trends that apply to established and emerging businesses, which allows us to help our clients stay in front of (rather than just reacting to) the changes, small and large, that face their industry.  We offer our clients dynamic, tailored, and cost effective solutions to their legal needs, and our aim is to be more than just our clients’ attorney, but their trusted adviser as well.  

Why IMG?  Founded on a culture that is forward thinking, result orientated and striving for excellence, IMG is the natural choice for a variety of businesses.  Whether you are an international business entity, a local company or business individual, IMG has the professional resources combined with local and international knowledge and expertise to best represent and protect your interests.  Our experience and practical expertise in the region enables the firm to provide legal advice at the highest international standards.

  • We Deliver Customer Service and Value: Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do.  IMG believes in the importance of personalized service and that attorney-client relationships are vital building blocks in the successful completion of any project.  At IMG, we are committed to providing the highest level of customer service to clients whenever and wherever they need it.
  • We Go Above and Beyond: We never stop looking for the best solution. We understand our clients – that is our focus. And we find ways through the legal problems they face. We don’t give up easily; if there is a way, we will find it. We will tackle a client’s challenges as if they were our own and aim to build enduring relationships.
  • We Keep it Simple: We cut through the complexity and “legalese” to provide clear, precise and insightful answer to our clients.  We balance the big picture with what our clients need to know, now.
  • One Team: Our impact is greater when we combine forces. We work as one team – with clients, other law firms, advisers and each other – managing clients’ issues efficiently. Our core strength is our people, the diversity of their experience and our local and international knowledge. Our reputation for excellence and our ability to work with our clients is a unique strength that truly sets us apart from our competitors.
  • Forward Thinking:  Always a step ahead, we anticipate issues before they become problems and apply our passion for the law and our interest in the world at large for the benefit of clients, colleagues and the wider community.
  • Composed: No matter how stressful the situation, we stay focused. Grace under pressure, teamwork, consideration and humor are essential to the way we work.

Let us apply our world-class capabilities to your business goals. We’ll start by getting to know you. You do the talking, we’ll do the listening. Our tailored solutions will help you meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the U.S. market, and beyond.