Founded in 1897, Troutman Sanders is an international law firm that operates through a network of more than 600 attorneys. The firm offers its services through its offices in Atlanta, Washington, New York, London and Hong Kong. It offers legal assistance and representation services to individual and institutional clients. Its practice areas include energy commodities trading, hedging and marketing; mergers, acquisitions and business ventures; equity investments and structuring; compensation and employee benefits; and bankruptcy. The firm also delivers advisory services in antitrust, labor, employment, litigation, lending, finance, taxation, multifamily housing and international trade matters. Troutman Sanders supports several initiatives that foster community relationships and offers charitable contributions to various nonprofit organizations, including the Latin American Association, National Association of Chinese Americans and the South Asian Bar Association. The firm maintains an office in New York City.