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Bayard, P.A. Earns Recertification in Meritas, the Leading Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms

Wilmington, Delaware – November 7, 2022 – Bayard, P.A., a Wilmington-based law firm, today announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. Bayard, P.A. joined Meritas in 1990 and, as a condition of its membership, is required to successfully complete recertification every three years.

“Our commitment to our clients’ success through innovative approaches to their most demanding business and legal challenges aligns with Meritas’ strict membership criteria to uphold the highest standards of legal advice and client service,” said GianClaudio Finizio, director and the firm’s main Meritas contact. “We’ve successfully collaborated with colleagues in many jurisdictions around the world to solve client issues and help them seize opportunities outside of this market. We look forward to keeping those vital connections through membership in Meritas.”

The recertification process Bayard completed to maintain its membership status included exacting self-assessment, peer review by other law firms and client feedback.

Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring the quality of its member firms, a process that saves clients’ time 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, client satisfaction and high standards of cybersecurity to keep legal information safe. Meritas’ extensive due diligence process ensures that only firms meeting the tenets of Meritas’ unique Quality Assurance Program are allowed to maintain membership. The measurement of the firm’s performance, based on input from clients, is reflected in a Satisfaction Index score, which is available online on the Meritas website.

“Businesses trust the Meritas alliance of law firms for top-tier quality, convenience, consistency and value,” said Sona Pancholy, president of Meritas. “Bayard has demonstrated its commitment to world-class legal standards, and therefore has successfully earned its recertification in Meritas.”

 

About Bayard

Bayard, P.A. is a commercial law firm that also provides personal legal services.  The firm combines the experience in complex legal transactions and litigation found in larger firms with the accessibility and personal attention typical of smaller firms.  The firm’s mission is to understand its clients’ business or personal legal challenges without the inefficiencies associated with multiple layers of professionals. Bayard is committed to its clients’ success through innovative approaches to their most demanding business and legal challenges.

About Meritas

Meritas’ global alliance of independent, market-leading law firms provides borderless legal services to companies looking to effectively capture opportunities and solve issues anywhere in the world. Companies benefit from local knowledge, collective strength and new efficiencies when they work with Meritas law firms. The personal attention and care they experience is part of Meritas’ industry-first commitment to the utmost in quality of service and putting client priorities above all else. Founded in 1990, Meritas has member firms in 255 markets worldwide with more than 8,500 dedicated, collaborative lawyers. To locate a Meritas resource for a specific need or in a certain market, visit Meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.

 

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