HHP Lawyer Yao RAO Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas
HHP Attorneys-At-Law is pleased to announced that Yao RAO has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms that serves the legal needs of companies doing business across international markets. Mr. Rao was elected to the position from the more than 7,500 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve with 25 others from around the world. During the term, Mr.Rao will also serve for the Member Engagement Committee, and serve as the Co-Chair for Meritas Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Rao has been involved with Meritas for 9 years, during which time he has served as a main contact between Meritas and HHP. As a board member, he will participate in strategic planning; governance; and policies around membership and implementation of Meritas' rigorous quality standards, which sets the network apart from other legal organizations.
Mr. Rao practices in the area of corporate and M&A, labour, construction and compliance. He has provided long term legal services to multinational companies for their M&As and day-to-day operation in China, and has assisted numerous Chinese enterprises to complete their complex outbound investment including M&A and construction projects.
About MeritasFounded in 1990, Meritas is an international alliance of commercial law firms working across jurisdictions to provide clients the best of both worlds: a local legal partner with full-service capabilities and the cost efficiency and personal attention unmatched by mega law firms. Each member law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards on a regular basis. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Meritas has member firms in 259 global markets and 7,568 lawyers. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit meritas.org or call 612-339-8680.