Damon Key is Hawaii’s Exclusive Meritas Affiliate

Local at heart, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert’s global perspective is enhanced by being Hawaii’s exclusive member of Meritas, an affiliation of more than 179 top-rated, independent law firms across 81 countries.

Through this non-profit alliance, clients have ready access to reliable and “local” information and resources from more than 7,405 attorneys in all of the world’s major business centers and emerging markets. This allows us to address and satisfy our clients’ needs virtually wherever they might arise. Each Meritas firm retains its independence while offering clients seamless and integrated services based on rigorous quality standards.

Before a firm is invited to become a Meritas member, it is subject to careful due diligence and stringent membership requirements. This ensures that clients working with Meritas firms can easily tap into pre-screened, reliable legal expertise worldwide.

Meritas requires regular recertification of its member firms to ensure continuing superior legal service. Meritas developed the industry’s first peer review program to enhance member quality. In addition, regular client satisfaction evaluations are conducted of member firms.

Meritas keeps comprehensive evaluation records with up to ten years of client satisfaction and quality service data. Its online database of attorneys is searchable by legal skill and industry specialization. Clients also benefit from its multijurisdictional management teams and cross-border practice groups. Further, the standard hourly rates of member firms are typically more competitive than larger, multijurisdictional law firms.

Meritas member firms have developed a well-earned reputation for high standards of client service and technical proficiency at reasonable cost. For more information about how Meritas and Damon Key can benefit you or your business, please e-mail meritas@hawaiilawyer.com.

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