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.
|12/01/16||Kelley Drye Adds Texas Environmental Litigation Firm||The Am Law Daily|
|11/30/16||Freeman Mathis To Acquire California Firm||Atlanta Business Chronicle|
|11/30/16||Richmond Virginia Firms Combine||Richmond Times-Dsipatch|
|11/30/16||Spencer Fane Adds 30 Lawyers in Denver||The Am Law Daily|
|11/29/16||UK Firm to Acquire Houston's Legge Farrow||The Am Law Daily|
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|12/01/16||Kelley Drye & Warren||New York||300||&||Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs||Houston||14|
|11/30/16||McCandlish Holton||Richmond VA||26||&||Morris & Morris||Richmond VA||13|
|11/30/16||Freeman Mathis & Gary||Atlanta||72||&||Edgerton & Weaver||Hermosa Beach CA||11|
|11/30/16||Spencer Fane||Kansas City||160||&||Berenbaum Weinshienk||Denver||30|
|11/29/16||Holman Fenwick Willan||London||450||&||Legge Farrow Kimmitt McGrath & Brown||Houston||17|
|11/29/16||Attea & Attea||Hamburg NY||6||&||Barone and Barone||Orchard Park NY||2|
|11/28/16||von Briesen & Roper||Milwaukee||139||&||Weiss Berzowski||Milwaukee||14|
|11/18/16||Brouse McDowell||Akron OH||73||&||Nadler Nadler and Burdman||Canfield OH||8|
|11/10/16||Arnold & Porter||Washington DC||700||&||Kaye Scholer||New York||375|
|10/31/16||Baker Donelson||Memphis TN||700||&||Ober Kaler||Baltimore MD||110|
|10/31/16||Fitzpatrick & Hunt Pagano Aubert||New York NY||22||&||Pino & Associates||White Plains NY||9|
|10/17/16||Littler||Los Angeles||1070||&||Fromont Briens||Paris||170|
|10/06/16||Haight Brown & Bonesteel||Los Angeles||64||&||CVM Law Group||Sacramento||5|
|10/05/16||Seyfarth Shaw||Chicago||850||&||Fanelli Haag||Washington DC||4|
|10/04/16||Sheehey Furlong & Behm||Burlington VT||14||&||Melendy Moritz||Woodstock VT||2|
|10/04/16||Pullman & Comley||Bridgeport CT||89||&||Jeffers Cowherd||Fairfield CT||6|
|10/03/16||Sowell Gray Stepp & Lafitte||Columbia SC||19||&||Robinson McFadden and Moore||Columbia SC||13|
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- 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
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
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