Goulston & Storrs to Host Meritas 2014 Annual Meeting
Goulston & Storrs is pleased to announce that it will host the Meritas 2014 Annual Meeting on April 30-May 2 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston. Now in its 24th year, the Meritas Annual Meeting brings together legal professionals from more than 50 countries to discuss the critical issues posed by today’s transforming legal business environment. Meritas is a global alliance of business law firms, connecting nearly 7,000 lawyers in 235 global markets.
“We are very eager to welcome Meritas members from around the world to our vibrant and thriving city,” says Richard Rosensweig, director, Goulston & Storrs, and member of the Meritas Board of Directors. “Not only does Boston have an outstanding legal landscape, but also it’s renowned for its deep American history, world-class cultural institutions and champion sports facilities. We’re excited to show the world what Boston has to offer.”
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin will serve as the keynote speaker during the welcome session Thursday, May 1. Her presentation, “Leadership Lessons of History: Doris Kearns Goodwin on the American Presidents,” will discuss the talents and human failings of the leaders and presidents who have formed the United States, while providing enthralling commentary on current events from around the globe by demonstrating how history has answered similar questions. The Annual Meeting will also feature several additional sessions on topics related to today’s legal landscape.
“The Meritas Annual Meeting brings together lawyers from every part of the globe to learn and share in the company of their colleagues,” says Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “We’re so appreciative of the hospitality that our hosts, Goulston & Storrs, have shown, and are looking forward experiencing the depth of history Boston has to offer first-hand.”
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 235 global markets and nearly 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit www.meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.