Boardman & Clark LLP Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms

Affiliation offers clients convenient access to quality legal expertise around the globe

Madison, Wisconsin – October 25, 2016 – Boardman & Clark LLP, a Madison-based law firm, today announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. As a condition of membership, Meritas firms are required to successfully complete recertification every three years.

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms—a process that saves clients time in validating law firm credentials and experience. Meritas membership is selective and by invitation only. Firms are regularly assessed and recertified for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction. The organization’s extensive due diligence process ensures that only firms meeting the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are allowed to maintain membership. Firm performance and quality feedback are reflected in a Satisfaction Index score, which is made available online.

“We are proud to continue our relationship with Meritas,” said Richard Heinemann, Chair of the Firm’s Executive Committee. “Meritas’ Quality Assurance Program is not just valuable for our clients seeking legal expertise regionally, nationally, and globally; it also provides us with a framework to consistently monitor and address the quality of our services.”

The recertification process includes exacting self-assessment, peer review by other law firms, and client feedback. It examines such factors as timeliness and quality of a firm’s client service, professional conduct and adherence to Meritas policies including acknowledgement of Meritas firm or client correspondence within 24 hours.

“Businesses trust the Meritas alliance of law firms for top-tier quality, convenience, consistency and value,” said Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “Boardman Clark has demonstrated its commitment to world-class client service, and as such, has successfully earned its recertification in Meritas.”

For more information about Boardman Clark’s capabilities and the benefits of its membership in Meritas, visit boardmanclark.com or call (608) 283-7577.

About Boardman Clark

Boardman & Clark LLP, a Meritas member firm, traces its roots back to 1881.  The Madison, Wisconsin-based firm has over 60 attorneys with offices throughout south central Wisconsin. The firm has achieved distinction in multiple practice areas, including business and corporate law, health law, banking, family law, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal, school, labor and employment, intellectual property, commercial and insurance litigation, and automobile dealership and franchise law.

About Meritas

Founded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms 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, Minnesota, Meritas has member firms in 233 global markets and 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.

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