How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes with Sarah Rathke
In this episode, host Rosemary Coates discusses supply chains and the law along with our guest, Sarah Rathke. Sarah is a Partner at the international law firm of Squire Patton Boggs and coauthor, along with Rosemary, of the book Legal Blacksmith: How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes. Sarah possesses some really outstanding legal skills along with an in-depth and unique understanding of supply chain issues, which is very rare in attorneys.
Meet Our Guest, Sarah Rathke
Sarah Rathke is a partner at Squire Patton Boggs, a trial lawyer, and frequent speaker whose practice focuses on litigating supply chain disputes and on advising businesses on supply chain legal issues and maintaining good supply chain relationships. She has argued and tried cases on behalf of manufacturers in forums throughout the country. Sarah is also co-author of the 2016 book, Legal Blacksmith: How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes, which discusses both the legal and operational aspects of maintaining effective and conflict-free supply chain relationships.
Meet Your Host, Rosemary Coates
Ms. Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute and the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consulting firm. She is a best-selling author of: 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China and 42 Rules for Superior Field Service and The Reshoring Guidebook.
Ms. Coates lives in Silicon Valley and has worked with over 80 clients worldwide. She is also an Expert Witness for legal cases involving global supply chain matters. She is passionate about Reshoring.
About the Reshoring Institute
The Reshoring Institute’s mission is to support companies starting, restarting, or expanding manufacturing in the United States. As experts in manufacturing, we use our considerable global experience and skills to achieve this goal in the following four ways:
- Global Manufacturing Consulting Services
- Manufacturing Industry Thought Leadership
- Reshoring Research and Publications
- University Internships in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Business