Founded in 1980, ALFA International was the first and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks. We have 145 member firms throughout the world. Our 80 U.S. firms maintain offices in 95 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Our 65 international firms are located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, Canada, Mexico and South America.
ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cost-efficient legal services wherever our clients need them. The ALFA International model enables our members to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms. ALFA International clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Our member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA International network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community.
While ALFA International is an association of independent law firms, our members establish broad, deep relationships with each other by:
As a result, referrals among ALFA International firms represent partnerships between trusted friends and colleagues rather than one-off engagements. Similarly, our many events provide corporate counsel with the opportunity to network among ALFA International lawyers and their peer in-house lawyers.
ALFA International attorneys have expertise across a full array of legal practice areas, a subset of which are supported through our ALFA International Practice Groups. As part of our Practice Groups, the attorneys work together to deliver excellent educational programming, including seminars, webinars, client site mini-seminars, reference materials, speakers, newsletters, and more.
The ALFA International Practice Areas include:
Additionally, our member firms have expertise in: