The Referred to Law Firm

About our Firm

The firm was started by Chuck Merovitz in April 1976. In June 1978, Chuck invited Bram Potechin to join as a partner. Together, they have built the firm upon a foundation of exceptional legal advice and client service.

In 1996, after 20 years in practice, the firm began a calculated period of growth to meet the developing needs of its clients in Ottawa. In 1996, Robert De Toni was hired to help expand the litigation department and in 1997, Timothy Grieve joined the firm to lead its business law team. Both Rob and Tim became partners.

Since 1997, Merovitz Potechin LLP has been in a mode of controlled growth, adding legal professionals in six core areas:

Learn more about our firm. Partners Chuck Merovitz, Eli Udell and Yasmin Vinograd discuss why we are the referred to law firm, our people, how we help our clients and our firm values.

Our Core Values

Throughout the firm’s history, the partners have held integrity and giving back to the community as the foremost of their values. The law office has formally established five core values: Integrity, caring, respect, teamwork and professionalism. We try to live these values in the workplace and in the way we do business, give advice and practice law. Our clients know that we care about them as people.

Learn More About Our Lawyers

“I became a lawyer to help people.” — founding partner Chuck Merovitz

Learn more about our lawyers by clicking on the individual links below.

Contact Our Law Firm

Arrange a consultation with one of our lawyers by calling 613-563-7544. You can also contact us online.

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