MIAMI, January 9, 2010 – TerraLex, one of the largest global legal referral networks, continues its targeted expansion with the addition of six new member firms based on three continents.
TerraLex members consist of mid to large independent law firms with a vested interest in building strong international ties with similar firms to serve clients worldwide. The organization’s newest members are the following:
Austria — Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Belarus – Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners LLC
Sweden – Advokatfirman Lindahl
Georgia – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Texas – Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.
Ecuador – Tobar Y Bustamante
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH is one of Austria’s leading business law firms. Major areas of specialization include M&A, banking and finance, company law, real estate, procurement law, company reorganizations and restructuring and insolvency.
Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners LLC, the largest law firm in Belarus, provides a full range of legal services both to national and foreign companies, on various stages of their business activities, including project set-up, company registration, and operational support.
Lindahl is one of Sweden’s leading business law firms with 225 lawyers and offices throughout the country. The firm’s practice covers a full range of business law and is highly ranked in areas such as TMT, Life Sciences and IP. Lindahl was also recently named the 2010 Swedish IP Law Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property magazine.
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, the TerraLex member firm for Georgia, provides legal services throughout the United States and worldwide to diverse clients in seven major practice areas: corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax. Founded in 1924, Sutherland has five offices, including in Atlanta, New York City and Washington, D.C.
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., founded 25 years ago in Dallas, Texas, has more than 100 lawyers in three offices statewide. Although they offer a wide range of legal services, their practice emphasis is on bankruptcy, business litigation, real estate and corporate matters.
Tobar y Bustamante was founded in 1993 in Quito, Ecuador, with initial strengths in the areas of mining, intellectual property and IP enforcement. The firm covers a broad range of business legal services. In 1998 the firm was recognized by the U.S. State Department for their role as primary draftsmen of the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Law.
TerraLex, The Worldwide Network of Independent Law Firms®, is comprised of 160 leading law firms in 100 countries with more than 15,000 attorneys. TerraLex facilitates business between members and their clients by providing business development and marketing support, as well as informative forums on current trends in the legal profession. The organization, headquartered in Miami, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. For more information regarding TerraLex, please contact Jacqueline Kiviat at [email protected], call 305-858-8825 or visit www.terralex.org.