San Juan, Puerto Rico – October 17, 2019 – Estrella, LLC, a San Juan-based law firm, today announced that it has been invited to join Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. The affiliation offers Estrella access to more than 7,000 lawyers in 256 global markets. The firm’s clients will now have access to legal counsel across borders, with the convenience of working with Estrella as the local contact.
“Companies in our market are increasingly doing business internationally; seamless legal representation on a global scale is vital,” said Alberto G. Estrella, Esq., Managing Member. “Through Meritas, we are able to offer our clients in-depth knowledge of cultural and jurisdictional issues in all of the 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 Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “In-house counsel at companies that are growing globally are under increased pressure to find trusted resources in specific markets that are cost-effective and right-sized. We’re seeing increased interest in our network from clients who’ve worked with large law firms and experienced inconsistencies in quality and high rates because of infrastructure.”
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