Criteria for Members

In looking for new members, LAWorld seeks:

  • Independent firms owned by their principals who are active in their practices
  • Medium sized in their jurisdictions with the ability to devote the personal attention of its partners to their clients
  • An entrepreneurial commercial approach to solving client problems
  • Active in the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Broadly based commercial, corporate, business practices with litigation capabilities
  • Communicate electronically, with a committment to using the latest technology in the delivery of legal services and with their own, well maintained, website
  • Firms which have an international dimension to their practice with a determination to promote and develop international work to their existing and prospective clients
  • English speaking lawyers at a senior level, as well as lawyers speaking the language(s) of the host country and neighbouring countries
  • Attendance of the principals to the annual LAWorld Conference and to be active participants within the network.
  • Ideally not already members of another similar association

LAWorld News

Top Washington DC lawyer returns to LAWorld member firm as Chairman

Scott Blake Harris, who helped found Washington DC firm and LAWorld member, Wiltshire & Grannis, in 1998, has returned to the firm and he will become Chairman.  The law firm has therefore assumed its original name, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP with immediate effect.  

“I am thrilled to return to HWG,” Harris said. “It has only improved in my absence and I look forward to working with the extraordinary team here on behalf of the firm’s clients.  Mark Grannis, Managing Partner of HWG, said “Scott Harris has truly earned his reputation as one of the keener legal minds in Washington and one of the most influential lawyers in the telecom and energy bars.  We also know him as the guy who did more than anyone else to build our firm into what it is today.  Having him back is as satisfying personally as it is professionally.” 

Mr. Harris is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Federal Communication Commission’s Advisory 

Committee on the 2015 World Radio Conference, and as a member of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on Communications and International Policy.  He is also serving as a member of the Department of Energy’s Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Advisory Committee.  

Harris, Wiltshire and Grannis is one of the top communications, information technology, international investment/national security, and litigation law firms in North America.  The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non-profit organizations.  As former senior government officials, federal prosecutors, Congressional staff, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their clients on how decision makers think, how legal and political institutions work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or business plan.

For further information, please contact Charley Kimmett at ckimmett@harriswiltshire.com 

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Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Milan) from 5pm on Friday the 18th of September, 2015 to 5pm on Saturday the 19th of September, 2015

2015 LAWorld Annual Conference & AGM (Washington DC, USA) from 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of April, 2015 to 2pm on Friday the 1st of May, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 4pm on Sunday the 8th of February, 2015

Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting (Kuala Lumpur) from 9am on Wednesday the 19th of November, 2014 to 1pm on Thursday the 20th of November, 2014

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