Altman Weil MergerLine™
Welcome to Altman Weil MergerLine™, tracking law firm mergers and acquisitions as they are reported by the press. MergerLine compiles news of mergers and acquisitions of all sizes involving at least one US law firm (including vereins with a US partnership component). Lawyer headcounts are derived from published league tables, directories and law firm websites.
Our strategic alliance partner, Jomati Consultants LLP, is tracking all mergers involving UK-based law firms in The Lawyer 100 or which are likely to be in The Lawyer 100 as a result of their merger, starting from January 2011. The list is available at MergerLine UK.
|9/20/16||DLA Piper to Acquire Toronto IP Firm||The American Lawyer|
|9/12/16||Kansas Law Firms Combine||Wichita Business Journal|
|9/12/16||Kirkland & Ellis to Acquire DC Appellate Litigation Boutique||law.com|
|9/12/16||Norton Rose Fulbright Acquires Bull Housser in Canada||Bloomberg Big Law Business|
|9/06/16||Virginia Law Firms to Merge||Virginia Business|
Some news sites may require registration.
|9/20/16||DLA Piper||New York||3756||&||Dimock Stratton||Toronto||16|
|9/12/16||Joseph Hollander & Craft||Wichita KS||16||&||Erickson Scherff||Overland Park KS||2|
|9/12/16||Norton Rose Fulbright||Houston||3800||&||Bull Housser||Vancouver||92|
|9/12/16||Kirkland & Ellis||Chicago||1700||&||Bancroft PLLC||Washington DC||17|
|9/06/16||Woods Rogers||Roanoke VA||59||&||Edmunds & Williams||Lynchburg VA||15|
|8/09/16||Bingham Greenebaum Doll||Indianapolis||210||&||Rhine Ernest||Evansville IN||2|
|8/06/16||Clark Hill||Detroit||350||&||Axe & Ecklund||Grosse Pointe MI||2|
|8/01/16||Greenspoon Marder||Fort Lauderdale FL||185||&||Florida Health Law Center||Fort Lauderdale FL||5|
|7/25/16||Stanley Law Offices||Syracuse NY||4||&||Fallon Fallon & Bigsby||Syracuse NY||3|
|7/11/16||Paul Hastings||New York||912||&||Zaccaro Morgan||Los Angeles||6|
|7/08/16||Manion Gaynor & Manning||Boston||67||&||Glaspy & Glaspy||Walnut Creek CA||7|
|7/06/16||Loewinsohn Flegle Deary||Dallas||10||&||Simon Ray & Winikka||Dallas||5|
|SHOW FULL YEAR|
- 2007-2016 Q2 Merger & Acquisition Trends
- 2016 Q2 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2016 Q1 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region of Acquired Firm
- 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2013 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2010 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions
Commentary and Analysis
- 2015: A Record Year for US Law Firm Combinations
- 2014: Another Active Year for US Law Firm Combinations
- Law Firm Combinations Up 47% in 2013
- Cross-Border Mergers Highlight of 2012 Law Firm Merger Market
- 2011 Rebound for US Law Firm Merger Market
- Law Firm Merger Market Picked Up at Year End 2010
- Law Firm Merger Mania on Hold in 2009
- Seventy Law Firm Mergers Announced in 2008
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions Summary and Analysis
Practices & Services
- A Growing Problem?
- Law Firm Mergers: Don't Just Get Bigger, Get Better
- Large Law Firm Mergers: What's the Verdict?
- Law Firm Mergers: What's the End Game?
- Are Large Law Firm Mergers Successful?
- Is This Merger a Good Idea?
- In Mergers and Acquisitions You Only Get One Chance to Make a First Impression
Get Free UpdatesRSS
To receive notice whenever a new merger is posted, subscribe to the MergerLine RSS Feed.
Send Us Your News
If your law firm is involved in a merger or acquisition, send us your press release to firstname.lastname@example.org.