Affiliation offers clients access to quality legal expertise around the globe
Meritas Law Firms Worldwide© has recognized Friday, Eldredge & Clark as Arkansas’ exclusive member. Meritas is a global alliance of independent, market-leading law firms, and Friday, Eldredge & Clark is Arkansas’ exclusive member. This alliance fiercely catapults Friday, Eldredge & Clark into an elite global law firm with world-class practices. The affiliation offers The Friday Firm access to more than 8,000 lawyers in 245 markets worldwide. The firm’s clients can now obtain legal counsel across borders, with the convenience of working with The Friday Firm as its local contact.
“Companies in our market are increasingly doing business internationally; seamless legal representation on a global scale is vital,” said Price Garner, Managing Partner at The Friday Firm. “Through Meritas, we are able to offer our clients in-depth knowledge of cultural and jurisdictional issues in all major markets around the world. Meritas offers us peace of mind that our clients’ legal needs will be met with the same commitment to quality, professionalism, and value on which we pride ourselves.”
Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms. Meritas membership is extended by invitation only, and firms are regularly assessed for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction. Only firms performing under the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are recertified as members. This ensures that clients receive the same high-quality legal work and service from every Meritas firm. “Members join Meritas to help their clients increase efficiencies when navigating global opportunities and challenges,” said Sona Pancholy, president of Meritas. Through Meritas, they can draw expertise from anywhere in the world, to apply to their situation.”
For more information about Meritas, visit their website at www.meritas.org