Altman Weil MergerLineā„¢

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.

In 2017, Altman Weil published Ten Years of Law Firm Mergers and Acquisitions, 2007-2016.  The report includes a ten year retrospective on market activity, lists the 25 largest deals of the decade, profiles the ten most active state markets, and includes special sections on cross-border combinations, the acquisitions of AmLaw 200 firms, and the most active deal-makers.

Latest Headlines

Report Date   Headline   Source
7/20/17   DLA Piper to Acquire 60-Lawyer Los Angeles Firm   Los Angeles Business Journal
7/11/17   Wisconsin PI Firms Merge   Wisconsin Law Journal
7/10/17   Texas IP Firms Combine   Texas Lawyer
7/05/17   Clark Hill to Expand on West Coast   The Recorder
7/03/17   Dentons Expands in Uzbekistan   Global Legal Post

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
7/20/17 DLA Piper New York 3800 & Liner LLP Los Angeles 60
7/11/17 Gingras Cates & Luebke Madison WI 8 & Richie Wickstrom & Wachs Eau Claire WI 3
7/10/17 Munck Wilson Mandala Dallas 49 & Howison & Arnott Dallas 7
7/05/17 Clark Hill Detroit 348 & Morris Polich & Purdy Los Angeles 90
7/03/17 Dentons New York 7800 & Avent Advokat Tashkent Uzbekistan 10


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