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David J. Murray Discusses Phillips Lytle’s Participation in Law Exchange International
BLJ: Law Exchange International pushes global collaborationBeing able to call on a law firm to assist with client business in all corners of the world has its advantages.For one, a firm doesn’t have to turn down work it wouldn’t typically be able to accommodate.For members of Law Exchange International, help is available worldwide. Locally, Phillips Lytle LLP is a member, enabling the firm to forward client business to trusted partners in areas where it doesn’t have an office. The Buffalo firm joined LEI seven years ago, said partner David Murray.“We have been in other international networks but this one is unique,” he said.There are 33 law firms in the network from 29 countries on five continents, according to Murray.“You are vetted to join, and not everyone once you are vetted is asked to join,” he said. “The principles of the network are to bring together firms that are similar and like-minded in size, competency, client service ethos and coverage of certain disciplines.”View entire piece here.