11-9 Philip L. Burke, Esq. attends Meritas Law Firms Worldwide's Board of Directors Meeting In Frankfurt, Germany

Posted on November 07, 2017

Philip Burke, Esq., a Partner in the firm's Family Wealth & Estate Planning Department,  joined the other members of the Meritas Firms Worldwide's Board of Directors at a meeting which is being held on November 8-9 at the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt, Germany. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the EMEA Regional Meeting which starts the afternoon of Thursday, November 9 and goes through Friday, November 10. It is hosted by Meritas member firm, Arnecke Sibeth.  The theme of the meeting is how collaboration between Meritas members generates business.  The group will also be looking at specific business opportunities that will be generated by the implementation of CETA, the new EU / Canada Free Trade Agreement, as well as inviting firms to discuss opportunities for doing business in Africa.


The Meritas Board of Directors are listed below:

Chair

Dennis Unkovic, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Vice Chairs

Hugo Cuesta Leaño, Cuesta Campos y Asociados, S.C. Mexico City, Distrito Federal MEXICO

Joyce Tan, Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC Singapore SINGAPORE

Alberto Varillas, Garcia Sayán Abogados Lima PERU

Jill Wiley, Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana P.C. Tucson, Arizona USA

2015 - 2018

Mark Beutelschies, Farris Bobango Branan PLC Memphis, Tennessee USA

Brett Cohen, Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP Los Angeles, California

Massimo Di Terlizzi, Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati Milan ITALY

 

Emad El Shalakany, Shalakany Law Office Cairo, EGYPT

Joost Houtman, Lexence Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

José Maldonado Stark, Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti Santo Domingo DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Samantha Prasad, Minden Gross LLP Toronto, Ontario CANADA

2016 - 2019

Mark Colombell, ThompsonMcMullan, P.C. Richmond, Virginia USA

Howard Goulden, Howard Kennedy LLP London UNITED KINGDOM

Darcy Kishida, Kojima Law Offices Tokyo JAPAN

Brett Krantz, Kohrman Jackson and Krantz LLP Cleveland, Ohio USA

R. William Metzger, Sowell Gray Robinson Columbia, South Carolina USA

James Morando, Farella Braun + Martel LLP San Francisco, California USA

Anton Ostler, ARNECKE SIBETH Munich GERMANY

2017 - 2020

Jérémie Boublil, Bignon Lebray Paris, FRANCE

Philip Burke, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Rochester, New York USA

Michael DeFrank, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP Raleigh, North Carolina USA

George Martin, Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. Seattle, Washington USA

S. Todd Neal, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP San Diego, California USA

Fabian Buddy, Pascoal Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners Jakarta INDONESIA

Francisco Peroni Clifton, Peroni Sosa Tellechea Burt & Narvaja Asunción, PARAGUAY


Philip L. Burke