Wiggin and Dana Partner Named BTI All-Star for Client Service Excellence

February 13, 2017

Wiggin and Dana Partner Merton Gollaher is one of 54 attorneys to receive the BTI Client Service All-Star recognition for the second consecutive year.

Wiggin and Dana partner Merton Gollaher has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a BTI Client Service All-Star for client service excellence in an annual survey of US corporate leaders conducted by BTI Consulting Group. Out of the 319 attorneys named BTI 2017 Client Service All-Star, Mert is one of 54 to earn this ranking for a second consecutive year.

The "BTI 2017 Client Service All-Stars" list is based on feedback by more than 300 corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies. According to BTI, "(t)he All-Stars is a data-driven ranking based solely on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers. This research is independent and unbiased – no law firm or organization other than BTI sponsors this study. No law firm or attorney influences the results, submits nominations, or provides client names to BTI." BTI notes that the 319 attorneys named 2017 BTI Client Service All-Stars possess six essential traits: superior client focus, innovative thought leadership, unmatched business understanding, legal skills, outsized value and outstanding results.

"We are proud that Mert was one of 54 attorneys to be selected as a BTI ‘All-Star' for a second consecutive year. Mert is held in high regard not only by his peers at the firm, but also by his clients, and this continued recognition is a reflection of his commitment to them and the legal profession," said Paul Hughes, Wiggin and Dana's Managing Partner.

Mert Gollaher is a partner in both the Corporate and Health Care Departments and serves as Chair of the Firm's Health Care Business Transactions Practice Group and Co-Chair of our Academic Medical Centers, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group. His practice focuses on business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, affiliations and strategic alliances, financings, collaborations, joint ventures and technology transfer matters for a broad range of health care clients including hospitals and health systems and med tech, life sciences, biotechnology and medical device companies in connection with licensing arrangements, R&D agreements, strategic alliances, product development and similar matters.

BTI is a leading provider of strategic research to the legal community. To read more about the methodology and selection process for the "BTI 2017 Client Service All-Stars", please click here.