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USLAW NETWORK is an international organization composed of over 100 independent, defense-based law firms with nearly 6,000 attorneys covering the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Africa. Within the U.S based firms, there are over 150 offices in 47 US states. An alliance with the Trans-European Law Firm Alliance (TELFA) gives clients access to 28 European law firms each representing its own jurisdiction and a similar relationship with ALN Limited enables USLAW to partner with 10 firms in East and Central Africa.

USLAW NETWORK law firms:

  • Are fully vetted and subject to a rigorous review process prior to admission;
  • Become part of the USLAW NETWORK by invitation only;
  • Possess broad commercial legal capabilities;
  • Have substantial litigation and trial experience.

Using a USLAW NETWORK firm provides clients with access to some of the best trial lawyers in the U.S. and beyond when needed for the litigation and trial of complex, difficult issues and cases. These law firms are highly skilled at early case evaluation and resolution, when possible, while providing cost effective representation.

The commitment of member firms is to provide high quality legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, insurance carriers, and to both large and small businesses across the United States and around the world.

USLAW NETWORK is founded on the relationship between its lawyers and their clients throughout the organization. Working with USLAW NETWORK firms helps clients:

  • Streamline the law firm procurement process;
  • Access competent legal counsel across the US and in Europe, through our affiliation with the Trans-European Law Firm Alliance;
  • Access top-quality CLE and ongoing legal education opportunities through our web site and our Spring and Fall client conferences;
  • Access a variety of USLAW-sponsored resources, including our Rapid Response Handbook, our web site and a series of compendiums on US law and other issues.

USLAW NETWORK firms and their member attorneys include:

  • Lawyers who have the highest professional and ethical standards exemplified by the “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lawyers who are active members as well as presidents and past-presidents of various industry and trial organization, including:
    • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
    • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
    • American Bar Association
    • Local associations of defense and trial counsel in their respective states
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