Review more Client Solutions below to learn how member firm attorneys
have used the global speed and reach provided by the Group as a competitive
advantage for their individual clients.
were contacted by a U. S. member firm to assist two companies with
global operations in all merger control-related matters in 13 Latin
American countries. We served as the regional coordinator, prepared
a standard questionnaire, received answers from members and were able
to simplify the client's issues, communications, fee quotes and delivered
the final product."
"A telecommunications client asked us to serve as regional
counsel for a matter in the midwest. We put together a team of Group
members from the other states to assure better service at a lower
cost. Our client was pleased with representation by member firm attorneys
and the outcome."
E. S. Marvin
Davis & Dunlap, P.C.
Quick International Reach
of our multi-national clients was in the process of re-branding its
corporate identity in the United States and required IP counsel in
several jurisdictions. We contacted each of the member firms' "go
to" attorney, explained what our client needed and were able
to get the ball rolling quickly."
longtime manufacturing client encountered a problem in Australia and
inquired if we knew anyone there that could help them. We explained
our membership in the Group, contacted the Australian member and the
matter was resolved in minutes."
Wiley & Clyne, LLP [New York]
Decision Makers in State Capitals
"A bill introduced in the Mississippi legislature had the potential
to cause one of our clients significant concern. Following a call
to the Group member firm there, we were able to take acourse of action
that relieved our clients concerns."
Hill & Ritter [Ohio]
"A large national company needed a sign-off in several states
(and the approval of their Governors) as a part of a large class action
settlement. With a single call, one member firm obtained all signatures
quickly and the settlement went through."
Sanders LLP [Georgia]
Accessing Local Know-How
ski manufacturing client was facing several labor and employment issues
related to purchasing its distributor in Iowa. By calling the Group
member firm in Iowa, we were able to resolve each of the issues in
National and International Boundaries
U.S./Canadian client was extending its natural gas pipeline from Nova
Scotia through Maine on to Massachusetts. We built a client team comprised
of experienced natural gas member firm attorneys to handle assorted
complex regulatory matters, manage community relations, and obtain
proper permits and federal approvals. This transaction illustrates
the depth of client solutions that member firm attorneys can deliver."
Keegan, Werlin &
Pabain, LLP [Massachusetts]
client with operations in Seoul needed to make sure he found a good
lawyer who spoke English. I recalled meeting such a lawyer at a Group
meeting and looked him up on the Group's website. In 30 minutes, our
client was speaking in English with his new lawyer in Korea."
Leslie & Kirland PLLC [Kentucky]
Simplifying Complex Transactions
represented a major energy company as the successful bidder to acquire
nuclear generation assets in the northeast in a USD 1.2 billion transaction
that required numerous state regulatory approvals. Using the Group,
we were able to assemble a team of highly qualified local counsel
in 5 states who were instrumental in closing an extremely complex
transaction on schedule."
H. Watts II