LeClairRyan Joins Transatlantic Law International, Expands International Reach

LeClairRyan, Newark, a full service law firm with approximately 380 attorneys in 24 offices across the USA, has expanded its international activities by joining Transatlantic Law International, a global legal service group with affiliates in over 80 countries.

Based in London, United Kingdom, Transatlantic Law International is an innovator in global business law with over 3,500 lawyers in independent affiliated firms worldwide.  Since 2001, TALI has been delivering global legal services in new ways to companies and investors seeking growth and restructuring worldwide.

Membership of TALI is by invitation only and the organization is comprised of full service highly  respected commercial law firms, known for their excellence in international, national and cross-border issues in their own jurisdictions.

The firms have been selected based on their expertise and ability to work with clients effectively, in faster and more efficient ways than traditional firms – with an emphasis on service delivery, cost control and experience.

In addition to business law, LeClairRyan has joined TALI’s global labor and employment law practice, Labor Law Plus, a global legal resource providing integrated labor and employment law services in more than 80 countries worldwide to the global legal and human resource communities.

Lee Albanese from LeClairRyan will be U.S. Team Coordinator for TALI in business law while James Anelli will be heading up the U.S. labor and employment practice.  Both lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2012–2015 in their respective fields.

Anelli commented, “Joining Transatlantic Law International makes perfect sense and supports our overall strategy of growing the business and seeking out opportunities in new markets.  In an increasingly globalized business world, it is important to have access to legal knowledge in other jurisdictions. TALI gives us that in over 80 countries worldwide, allowing us to better serve our international clients across the full spectrum of legal services including labor and employment law.”

TALI’s founder and Director Erik Lazar said, “We are delighted that LeClairRyan has joined our Group.  The USA is a key market and LeClairRyan is a significant addition to TALI.  Their expertise and entrepreneurialism will further enhance the services TALI can provide.  Through harnessing top rate legal teams such as LeClairRyan across multiple countries under one centrally managed global service system without the overhead and layers of traditional firms, we have shown that we can deliver global solutions more readily and achieve a tighter control of legal spend while providing faster and more effective service delivery, in a way that also relieves clients of the need to manage multiple legal relationships.”

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