Maynard Cooper is a member of several important legal networks in which we serve as the Alabama representative. Each of these networks provides the firm with resources to address virtually any legal issue our clients face. Below are descriptions of a few of the networks to which we belong.
Maynard Cooper is the exclusive member firm in Alabama for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide. As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we can provide our clients with preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact. Individually, each Lex Mundi member firm is a leader in its local market. Collectively, Lex Mundi firms provide global legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth. Working with other Lex Mundi firms, we are able to seamlessly handle our clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes. For more information about Lex Mundi, see www.lexmundi.com.
State Law Resources
The firm is one of the founding members of State Law Resources, Inc., a national network of full-service law firms selected for their expertise in administrative, regulatory and government relations at the state and federal level. We are Alabama’s only firm in this network. SLR helps businesses, trade associations and public policy coalitions navigate the complex and time-consuming process of managing both legal and state government strategies in one or more states. For more information about State Law Resources, Inc., see www.statelaw.org.
Employment Law Alliance
When 2,000 of the finest employment and labor lawyers from more than 50 nations form an alliance dedicated to assisting employers, the result is a powerful legal resource for management: the Employment Law Alliance. With a presence in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and more than 300 cities around the globe, we are an alliance of creative and innovative lawyers, backed by the strength and resources of some of the world’s finest and most established law firms. Linked together to provide a quick response to clients’ needs and innovative solutions to employment and labor law issues, the Employment Law Alliance is the most comprehensive network of employment and labor law attorneys in the world. For more information about the Employment Law Alliance, see www.employmentlawalliance.com.
Southern Law Network
The firm is also Alabama’s only member of the Southern Law Network, a regional network of eleven full service law firms in the South. The network’s law firms span twelve states: Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Alabama. Formed in 1996, the Southern Law Network offers clients of member firms seamless access to leading lawyers throughout the region. For more information about Southern Law Network, see www.southernlawnetwork.com.
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