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Brazeau Seller Lawyer David Reid Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas Global Alliance of Law Firms

Published on 05/7/23 at 12:10 PM

david-reid lawyer in ottawaBrazeau Seller Contact:
Tricia Smith, Senior Manager of Operations

Meritas Contact: 
Beth LaBreche

Reid will play key leadership role in ensuring members have tools and programs to serve their clients cross-regional needs.

Ottawa, ONTARIO – May 7, 2023 – Brazeau Seller LLP, an Ottawa-based law firm, today announced that David Reid has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms that serves the legal needs of clients doing business in multiple markets. David was elected to the position from the more than 8,500 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve with 20 others from around the world for a three-year term.

David is a proven leader in the Meritas network, with keen insight into helping Ottawa-based companies enter and expand in other markets and industries,” said Sona Pancholy, president of Meritas. “As a member of the Meritas Board of Directors, David will provide a unique perspective to the continued growth and innovation of our network.”

David has been actively involved with Meritas for six years, during which time he has served as member of the Meritas Young Lawyer Advisory Board, working on projects to enhance engagement among lawyers across the Meritas network. He is the Chair of the newly re-branded Emerging Leader Advisory Board for 2023-2024. As a board member and a member of the Meritas Member Engagement Committee, he will participate in strategic planning, member recruitment and development, and the administration of Meritas’ rigorous quality standards, which sets the network apart from other legal organizations.

I am honoured to join the Meritas board,” said David Reid. “The Meritas network provides tremendous benefits to our clients and our firm. We get the best of both worlds; we are a local firm with global reach. I look forward to contributing to engagement and further development of this elite organization.”

David practices in Brazeau Seller’s Real Estate Group, representing a wide variety of clients in their purchases, sales, financing, and/or leasing, acting in standalone transactions and in the real estate components of larger commercial transactions. David is a member of the Country of Carleton Law Association. He earned his law degree from the University of Ottawa in 2011, and is called to the bar in the Province of Ontario.

About Brazeau Seller Law

Brazeau Seller Law was founded in 1989 and currently operates with 23 lawyers and 39 support staff. As a business law firm, Brazeau Seller Law has distinguished itself as a leader across a full range of service areas and is locally and nationally recognized. We have long-standing working relationships with business people in virtually every sector of the Ottawa business community, and offer a full range of services for owners, entrepreneurs, managers, and professionals around the world. For more information about Brazeau Seller Law, visit www.brazeauseller.com or call 613-237-4000.

As a member of Meritas, Brazeau Seller has access to 8,500 lawyers in 90 countries and effectively supports clients in their cross-regional and global needs.

About Meritas

Meritas’ global alliance of independent, market-leading law firms provides borderless legal services to companies looking to effectively capture opportunities and solve issues anywhere in the world. Companies benefit from local knowledge, collective strength and new efficiencies when they work with Meritas law firms. The personal attention and care they experience is part of Meritas’ industry-first commitment to the utmost in quality of service and putting client priorities above all else. Founded in 1990, Meritas has member firms in 254 markets worldwide with more than 8,500 dedicated, collaborative lawyers. To locate a Meritas resource for a specific need or in a certain market, visit Meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.


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