Josh Stadtler Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas Global Alliance of Law Firms

Dunn Carney is pleased to announce that attorney Josh Stadtler has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms serving the legal needs of companies and individuals doing business in multiple markets. Stadtler was elected to the position from the more than 8,000 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve with 20 others from around the world for a three-year term.

“Josh is a proven leader in the Meritas network, with keen insight into helping Portland-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, Josh will provide a unique perspective to the continued growth and innovation of our network.”

Stadtler has been involved with Meritas for six years, serving on the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee, U.S. Leadership Committee, U.S. Engagement Subcomittee, Young Lawyer Advisory Board, and the U.S./Canada Litagation and Labor and Employment Group. He served as Dunn Carney’s Young Lawyer Ambassador to Meritas from 2016 to 2021. As a board member, 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.

“It’s an honor to be selected to the Meritas board, and to have the opportunity to work with great legal minds from across the globe,” Stadtler said. “Our firm’s affiliation with Meritas is an exceptional benefit to our clients and our attorneys; I’m delighted to be able contribute to the organization’s ongoing success.”

Stadtler is an experienced and versatile business and real estate litigator. He regularly represents and counsels individuals and businesses of all sizes in litigation involving commercial, corporate, employment, insurance coverage, and trust/estate issues. Read more about Josh here.

About Dunn Carney

Founded in 1930, Dunn Carney is one of Oregon’s largest law firms. From personal estate planning and taxes to commercial real estate, business and litigation, Dunn Carney attorneys, paralegals and staff collaborate across practice areas to provide coordinated, cost-effective service. With offices in downtown Portland, Salem and Idaho, Dunn Carney attorneys work with businesses and individuals across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and beyond.

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. Founded in 1990, Meritas has member firms in 245 markets worldwide with more than 8,000 dedicated, collaborative lawyers. To locate a Meritas resource for a specific need or in a certain market, visit or call 612-339-8680.