Cleveland, Ohio – May 2016 – Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, LLP, a Cleveland-based law firm, announced that Brett Krantz has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. Krantz was elected to the position during the alliance’s recent annual meeting.
In his role as a board member, Krantz will be responsible for reviewing and establishing policy and setting strategy for the alliance. Krantz will also act as an organizational leader, serving as a liaison to member firms on administrative issues. He will maintain contact with members, encourage and promote cross communications, and gather feedback on Meritas initiatives. Krantz will serve a three-year term, during which time he will also serve on the Membership Committee. The Meritas Board of Directors is comprised of 21 lawyers from its member firms around the world.
“We’re thrilled that Brett Krantz will be joining the Meritas board of directors,” said Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “Brett has always been a strong advocate for the organization, and Meritas will continue to rely on his insights during strategic planning, business development, and member recruitment, retention and development efforts.”
Krantz has been involved with Meritas for 6 years, during which time he has served as the firm’s lead contact and as a member of both the Meritas Litigation/Labor & Employment Planning Committee and its Membership Committee.
Krantz practices in the area of litigation. He advises clients on securities practices, business practices relating to consumer sales, and business planning and litigation involving the Ohio Alcoholic Beverages Franchise Act. In addition to Krantz’s membership involvement with Meritas, he holds the positions of Executive Committee Member, Chair Corporate Governance Committee, and Board Member for the Positive Education Program and Member of Strategic Planning Committee and Board Member for Camp Wise. He earned his law degree from University of Chicago Law School in 1990, and is a member of the Ohio, Illinois, and District of Columbia bars.
Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP, a Meritas member firm, is a Cleveland-based law firm that has a long standing reputation for delivering the impossible and the ability to handle complex, sophisticated work across all areas of law. Since the Firm’s founding in 1969, we have been guided by our core values of vision, creativity, integrity, dedication and the will to succeed. Our client service commitment is to understand our clients, their business, and their goals so that we may become a trusted business partner. We invest the time to listen to our clients and thoroughly understand not just their legal needs, but also their business goals. We strive to help our clients achieve their goals by delivering creative and innovative legal strategies. For more information about KJK, visit www.kjk.com or call 216.696.8700.
Founded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms working across jurisdictions to provide clients the best of both worlds: a local legal partner with full service capabilities and the cost efficiency and personal attention unmatched by mega law firms. Each member law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards on a regular basis. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Meritas has member firms in 81 countries, 233 global markets with over 7,000 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.