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INBLF Upcoming Events

—   INBLF Fourteenth Annual Meeting and Black Tie Event – San Francisco, California October 19th – 22nd, 2017 Are you ready to leave your heart in San Francisco?  We hope…

INBLF Supreme Court event featured in the National Law Journal

NLJ Article on INBLF’s Supreme Court dinner On October 10, 2014, about 200 INBLF members and guests convened in the Great Hall of the United States Supreme Court for the…

INBLF Annual Meetings and Black Tie Dinners

Thirteenth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Chicago, Illinois September 15-18, 2016 Hosted by the Chicago Chapter   Twelfth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Miami, Florida October 15-18, 2015 Hosted by…

INBLF European Summits

Ninth Annual INBLF European Summit Lisbon, Portugal May 25 – 28, 2017 Hosted by Coelho Ribeiro & Partners Associados                      …

INBLF Awards and Recognitions

The INBLF remembers the contributions of past leaders and recognizes the contributions of present members through its Memorial Awards. Alberto Lasheras Shine Memorial Award – Presented in loving memory of…

INBLF Asian Summits

Seventh Annual Asian-Pacific Summit Guangzhou, China – March 31st – April 2, 2017 Hosted by Robertsons                         Sixth Annual…

INBLF in the News

  INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2017   INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2016 INBLF in the New York Times INBLF in IP Law 360 INBLF…

INBLF Member Publications

James M. Mulcahy Mulcahy LLP Irvine, California Articles:  Ninth Circuit Dismisses Robinson-Patman and Sherman Act Claims, Stating: “We Must Return This Capitalist Rumble to The Forum Where it Belongs: The…

HISTORY

The International Network of Boutique Law Firms was founded in 2004 by Manhattan attorney Steven Spielvogel, a partner of the New York boutique law firm Gallion & Spielvogel, which focuses its practice on business and commercial litigation and independent internal corporate investigations. You can read the New York Times article about the creation of the INBLF here.

Steven Spielvogel

Steven Spielvogel

The INBLF grew out of Mr. Spielvogel’s commitment to providing his firm’s clients with the best legal representation available. When a client sought assistance in an area beyond Gallion & Spielvogel’s primary practice area, he wanted to be able to suggest a referral without reservation. Knowing that top-flight boutique firms could provide his clients top quality legal services with a high degree personal attention at a reasonable cost, he set out to identify local attorneys, in boutique practices dedicated to a broad range of practice areas, whose credentials, professional experience, and accomplishments were of the highest caliber.

After he assembled a network of preeminent boutique law firms in a wide array of practice fields in the New York metropolitan area, Mr. Spielvogel set out to establish and connect similar networks in other cities. He proceeded with the same objective: to ensure a uniform level of excellence by inviting only the highest quality single-discipline law firms to join the INBLF. His goal was to link these firms nationally into a single network capable of delivering the highest caliber legal services in a full range of practice areas throughout North America.

 

INBLF 2004 Black Tie Event
INBLF 2004 Black Tie Event

Today, the INBLF embraces hundreds of member firms in more than 40 commercial centers throughout the United States and Canada. You can see a list of these locations here. Each INBLF law firm and attorney has been meticulously screened to guarantee that every member attorney adheres to the highest professional standards and has achieved local and regional preeminence in his or her practice area.

More recently, the INBLF has expanded overseas to affiliate international strategic partners so that INBLF members can draw on legal resources around the world to serve their clients. It has recruited some of the most prestigious full-service law firms outside North America for association with the organization. The INBLF is now present in about 40 nations throughout Central and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. You can see a list of these nations here.

On October 13, 2012, at its annual International Meeting and Black Tie Weekend, the INBLF honored and thanked Steve Spielvogel, on the occasion of his stepping down as President, for his remarkable achievement in creating and building a prestigious organization that spans the globe.

INBLF President Steven Spielvogel

 

 

Silicon Valley Chapter President Marcine Seid making a presentation on behalf of the INBLF to President Steven Spielvogel
INBLF President Steven Spielvogel attending the 2012 Black Tie with his mother Linda