Innovative & Effective Counsel

With decades of international experience and a global perspective, the attorneys at Kalbian Hagerty LLP provide diversified legal services of the highest caliber to our corporate, sovereign government, non-profit and individual clients.

Our expertise spans a vast spectrum of law. Kalbian Hagerty attorneys are well positioned to assist clients with building business partnerships across borders, structuring and implementing transactions and litigating conflict resolution anywhere in the world.



Expertly meeting your legal needs

  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Middle East/North Africa (MENA)
  • Government Contracts
  • Finance & Taxation
  • Real Estate
  • International Law
  • Non-profit organizations


Photo shows Managing Partners James R. Hagerty (l) and Haig V. Kalbian (r)

Our partners, associates and staff

We are dedicated to helping our clients identify, analyze and successfully resolve legal and business challenges by providing the highest quality legal service. [Photo shows Managing Partners James R. Hagerty (l) and Haig V. Kalbian (r)]

In the News

Oceana Elects New Leadership for Board of Directors, Simon Sidamon-Eristoff Becomes Chairman

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Oceana, the world's largest organization focused solely on ocean conservation, announced its new chairman, Simon Sidamon-Eristoff of Washington, D.C., and other new officers for its board of directors, the organization's governing body.

Kalbian Hagerty Attorney Argues Supreme Court Case Regarding Outsized Sentences

NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL: Kalbian Hagerty’s Steve Leckar, representing the defendants in Ball vs. United States, a Washington drug case involving three defendants, asserts that the sentencing judge "marginalized the role of the jury"...

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The International Alliance of Law Firms Welcomes Kalbian Hagerty, Newest Member Firm from Washington, D.C.

Minneapolis (July 8, 2014) — The International Alliance of Law Firms is pleased to announce that Kalbian Hagerty LLP, based in Washington, D.C. and with offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, U.A.E., has been admitted as a member. The firm has particular expertise advising companies doing business in the Gulf, North Africa and the Middle East.
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How Will FATCA Affect You?

On July 30, 2014, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) will go into full effect. Click here for full article.
Questions? Please email James Hagerty, Managing Partner or Chloe McDougal, Associate


Wall Street Journal : Saudi’s Algosaibis Settle Case Against Former Bank Exec

The Saudi family conglomerate Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers has settled a lawsuit it brought two years ago in California against Glenn Stewart, the former chief executive of a Bahraini bank owned by the company.

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