Meritas Recertifies DKLKH as Exclusive Hawaii Affiliate

Meritas, a global alliance of top-rated business law firms, has recertified its sole Hawai`i affiliate, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert and has appointed Damon Key director James C. McWhinnie to serve a second term as its executive committee vice chair.

An international alliance of more than 170 independent business law firms located in more than 60 countries, encompassing more than 6,000 lawyers, Meritas firms deliver localized legal service of the highest quality on a fully coordinated basis.

“Damon Key has illustrated its continued commitment to client success, highest ethical standards, and industry expertise, which made certain its recertification with Meritas,” said Jean-Paul Bignon, Chairman of Meritas.

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms. Meritas membership sets an elevated benchmark for client satisfaction and case expectations for clients, including in-house counsel.

“Our nearly 20-year Meritas affiliation has given, and continues to give, our clients and us unparalleled, global reach to legal expertise and local knowledge virtually anywhere such expertise and knowledge is needed,” said Jim McWhinnie, a director at Damon Key. “We’re pleased and excited to continue our valued affiliation with Meritas, which enables us to better serve our clients.”