Your Go-To Legal Resource
The NAM’s award-winning Manufacturers’ Compliance Institute (MCI) provides NAM members with access to world-class attorneys from top, full-service law firms to help answer questions on a comprehensive spectrum of legal issues, from contracts, labor & employment, and environmental compliance concerns, to product safety, trade, and intellectual property. The Association of Corporate Counsel of the National Capital Region recognized the MCI with a 2018 “In-House Innovators” Award.
NAM is proud to partner with the Meritas global law firm network to provide members with prompt responses to legal questions, a 30-minute courtesy advice phone call with world-class legal counsel, advice on local, federal, national and global legal issues at cost-effective rates.
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Meritas Global Law Firm Network
Meritas is a global alliance of leading independent law firms dedicated to helping manufacturing clients access top-tier legal expertise anywhere in the U.S. and across the world. Through its market-leading member firms, Meritas provides access to 7500+ lawyers with 190 independent law firms globally and local representation in 108 U.S. markets, empowering you to do business anywhere in the world.
Full-Service Capabilities for Manufacturers
Meritas’ member law firms advise clients of all sizes on manufacturing-related legal issues and provide insights regarding important legal developments in the manufacturing industry across the U.S. and globally. With a full range of legal experience including general corporate, litigation, labor and employment, real estate, product liability, environmental, intellectual property as well as experience with other issues manufacturers may face, the broad capabilities of Meritas’ firms help manufacturing companies handle the challenges and opportunities they encounter to successfully meet their business goals and objectives.
Quality Assurance and Exceptional Service
As an invitation-only legal alliance, Meritas seeks to uphold the highest standards of legal advice and client service. They ask only firms that meet their strict criteria to join. Meritas continually monitors and measures firm performance using client and member evaluations on each matter, and reevaluates member firms every three years. To remain in the Meritas network, firms must meet their high standards for quality, practice capability, client satisfaction, cybersecurity and other membership criteria. Meritas’ disciplined, analytical approach assures clients receive prequalified legal assistance and exceptional service, every time.
Legal and Business Thought-Leadership
Discover legal insights from around the world with the latest news articles, press releases, member-authored resources and updates from our member firms. Visit the resources page on the Meritas website.