We are pleased to announce that Chuck Russell, Q.C. has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of business law firms, of which McLennan Ross is a member. Chuck was elected to the position during the alliance’s recent annual meeting.
In his role as a board member, Chuck will be responsible for reviewing and establishing policy and setting strategy for the alliance. He will also act as an organizational leader, serving as a liaison to member firms on administrative issues. Chuck will maintain contact with members, encourage and promote cross communications, and gather feedback on Meritas initiatives. The Meritas Board of Directors is comprised of 21 lawyers from its member firms around the world.
“We’re thrilled that Chuck will be joining the Meritas board of directors,” said Tanna Moore, CEO of Meritas. “He has always been a strong advocate for the organization, and Meritas will continue to rely on his insights during strategic planning, business development, and member recruitment, retention and development efforts.”
Founded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms in 75 countries working across jurisdictions to provide clients the best of both worlds: a local legal partner with full service capabilities and the cost efficiency and personal attention unmatched by mega law firms. Each member law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards on a regular basis. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Meritas has 175 member firms worldwide and more than 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit www.meritas.org or call +1 (612) 339-8680.