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Gideon Asemnor | Meritas Black Lawyers Forum

UKS Associate Gideon Asemnor joins The Meritas Black Lawyers Forum.

According to the Meritas website, “The Meritas Black Lawyers Forum provides black member firm lawyers greater visibility and support around the world. The forum facilitates knowledge sharing, mentorship, and skills building designed to support the professional careers of black lawyers within the network. Black member firm lawyers share best practices and lead initiatives that help shape and accelerate  global and local diversity and inclusion efforts. They also have new opportunities for leadership and recognition on an international scale. Member firms use the forum as a resource to retain, recruit, and elevate diverse lawyers within their own businesses.”

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. is a founding member of MERITAS, a business alliance of more than 7,000 lawyers in 175 independent member firms in 80 countries around the globe that are dedicated to providing business clients access to sophisticated legal advice and exceptional service.  MERITAS was launched in February 2002 to enhance the eleven-year relationship forged by the members as Commercial Law Affiliates. Its purpose is to create closer integration among its members to better serve business clients with worldwide legal needs. Each independent member firm is held accountable to rigorous membership requirements and service standards.