Why WLG

Our members. Their clients. Access to the best.

For more than 30 years, World Law Group has delivered the experience of working with a single firm, while harnessing the superior talent, in-depth resources and local strengths of top national firms in each market.

Elite Member Firm Network

Qualified, Trusted Advisors

World Law Group’s invitation-only membership policy ensures our member firms are of the caliber that other members and their clients expect and deserve. Our member firms have developed close relationships and an in-depth knowledge of each other’s capabilities and experience, resulting in a lasting trust. Our member firms know they are referring their valued clients to well-known, highly capable and trusted colleagues.

Global Coverage. Local Expertise

WLG provides immediate access to the expertise of legal professionals in major business centers worldwide via a single phone call to any of our member firms. Our members are deeply established and respected firms in their markets, with in-depth knowledge of the local business community, customs and culture.

Seamless Client Service

Consistent and experienced teams that understand how to work together seamlessly, and marshal the exact expertise and resources required to meet a client’s needs. Our members work as a team on thousands of client matters per year, with a guaranteed 24-hour response time. We’ve developed the kind of cohesive approach that many multinational firms would envy – and that many clients have learned to appreciate.

Top Thought Leadership

Knowledge Center

Our Knowledge Center holds relevant and timely insights and information from our member firms and our collaborative efforts all in one place.

Practice & Industry Groups

Professionals practicing in various specialty areas come together to share information on international legal trends, local developments and related client challenges through regular teleconferences, webinars and get-togethers at major industry conferences.

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Main Contacts
Marcelo Calliari
Marcelo Calliari
Harald Kahlenberg
Harald Kahlenberg
Scott Yu
Scott Yu
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Connect with WLG colleagues who work together on multinational merger filings, competition investigations, compliance and training programs, and other related topics.

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Johannes Juranek
Peter Ruby
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Artificial Intelligence represents a major technological, economic and social change that has entered the mainstream. Member firm lawyers practicing in technology law and beyond are involved in exciting AI developments around the globe and share knowledge and insights with each other through regular meetings, teleconferences and other collaborations.

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Lewis Horowitz
Lewis Horowitz
Jörn Witt
Jörn Witt
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

World Law Group’s Cannabis Group consists of member firm lawyers with expertise in the legal issues relevant to industry participants, including much more than compliance-related activities (licensing, product specific taxes, regulatory compliance, etc.).

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Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Join other members in discussing global updates to the rules of governance for various types of entities, the responsibilities and rights of management and shareholders, as well as global challenges such as anti-corruption policies.

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Ignacio Minorini Lima
Ignacio Minorini Lima
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Engage with specialized lawyers who work together on major energy-related sourcing, products and projects from traditional energy sources to emerging technology and renewables.

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Emilie Ducorps-Prouvost
Emilie Ducorps-Prouvost
Suganthi Singam
Suganthi Singam
David Woolf
David Woolf
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Members with extensive experience in local labor, employment and benefits regulations share their knowledge with each other for the benefit of their multinational clients.

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Juan Manuel Mercant
Juan Manuel Mercant
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Meet up with global specialists who handle complex, large-scale infrastructure projects and financing exchange regulatory updates and best practices.

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Amalia Berg
Amalia Berg
Jane Wang
Jane Wang
Julia Wulf
Julia Wulf
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Connect with other leading IP and IT specialists to exchange news and information on local and international developments in these complex fields.

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Scott Guan
Scott Guan
Thomas (Jeff) Jefferson
Thomas (Jeff) Jefferson
Victor Xercavins
Victor Xercavins
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Join other sophisticated legal professionals who work together regularly on major cross-border corporate matters ranging from joint ventures to compliance to mergers and acquisitions.

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Herman Boersen
Herman Boersen
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Collaborate with top practitioners to share and discuss local developments in tax law affecting multinational companies and high net worth individuals.

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Michael Brüggemann
Michael Brüggemann
Vera Kanas
Vera Kanas
Kathleen Murphy
Kathleen Murphy
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Exchange information with other members who discuss the ever-growing complex interconnected world of trade agreements, import/export regulations, anti-dumping, sanctions, dispute resolution and more.

Main Contacts
Harry Radomski
Harry Radomski
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Group members discuss both local and multinational developments in intellectual property law, regulatory law, contract law and product liability law as they each pertain to the life sciences fields.

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Philipp Dickenmann
Philipp Dickenmann
Ryan Kurtz
Ryan Kurtz
Andre Maniam
Andre Maniam
Christiaan Scholten van Aschat
Christiaan Scholten van Aschat
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Team up with seasoned litigators and arbitrators from around the globe to share legal updates, international trends and experiences in cross-border litigation and international arbitrations.

Main Contacts
Ted Augustinos
Ted Augustinos
Christian Runte
Christian Runte
Hitoshi Sakai
Hitoshi Sakai
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Stay up-to-date on the latest global legal developments related to data protection, privacy and compliance.

Main Contacts
Alexandra Schluck-Amend
Alexandra Schluck-Amend
Satwinder Singh
Satwinder Singh
Jonathan Young
Jonathan Young
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Share new legal and practice developments and exchange ideas on emerging trends related to restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy matters.

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Srinath Dasari
Srinath Dasari
Allan Goodman
Allan Goodman
Jens Wolf
Jens Wolf
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Early Stage Venture Capital is focused on providing financing to early-stage, high-potential and high-risk start-up companies. These cutting-edge, venture-backed companies and start-ups are disrupting industries and markets around the world. For all players, new global legal realities require counsel that understands both sides of the funding equation, and can deliver smart, practical advice that helps viable businesses grow while enabling investors to make a healthy return on their investments.

Events

Twice yearly conferences, regional conferences and meetups at major industry events enable lawyers to develop and deepen strong personal relationships. Additionally, our members collaborate virtually via webinars and teleconferences throughout the year.

Committees/Forums

World Law Group’s numerous committees and forums allow our members to share ideas and best practices and continue to build relationships, and assist the network in implementing focused initiatives.

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Main Contacts
Beth Castro
Beth Castro
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Managing partners and other leaders within our member firms connecting with each other and sharing best practices related to firm management issues and challenges.

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Ashley LeCroy
Ashley LeCroy
Overview

Engage with other younger lawyers from WLG members worldwide through various platforms, programs and events.

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Martika Jonk
Martika Jonk
Beth Castro
Beth Castro
Overview

Find future and past meeting materials, as well as other information relevant to members of the Membership Committee.

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Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Share best practices and learn from other marketing and business development professional colleagues around the globe.

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Joe DeLisle
Joe DeLisle
Hanna Shea
Hanna Shea
Overview

Join our committee of lawyers and professionals interested in discussing, developing and implementing business development related initiatives and programs for WLG members.

Main Contacts
Beth Castro
Beth Castro
Overview

Find future and past meeting materials, as well as other information relevant to members of the Board.

Programs

Member programs are designed to engage younger lawyers through two unique opportunities - Global Internship Program and International Exchange Program.

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Main Contacts
Ashley LeCroy
Ashley LeCroy
Overview

The International Exchange Program is a one-month exchange experience for lawyers to simultaneously work with multiple member firms and gain exposure to other legal systems and cultures.

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Ashley LeCroy
Ashley LeCroy
Overview

The Global Internship Program is a three-to-twelve-month program between two member firms looking to gain international experience and build a relationship with another member firm.