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.
|11/17/15||Dentons To Combine with 200-Lawyer Singapore Firm||Bloomberg Big Law Business|
|11/17/15||Dentons To Combine with 500-Lawyer Australian Firm||Bloomberg Big Law Business|
|11/12/15||Nossaman Acquires Healthcare Boutique||Sacramento Business Journal|
|11/02/15||Dinsmore & Shohl Enters California||Cincinnati Business Courier|
|11/02/15||Small New York City Firms Combine||New York Law Journal|
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|11/12/15||Nossaman||Los Angeles||145||&||Ware Law Group||Emeryville CA||2|
|11/02/15||Dinsmore & Shohl||Cincinnati||621||&||Leventhal Law||San Diego||4|
|11/02/15||Mintz & Gold||New York NY||28||&||Sorkin & Sondhi||New York NY||2|
|10/29/15||Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton||Atlanta||571||&||Crouch & Ramey||Dallas||21|
|10/27/15||Burns White||Pittsburgh||120||&||Dapper Baldasare Benson Behling & Kane||Pittsburgh||11|
|10/22/15||Kelley Drye & Warren||New York NY||277||&||Ward & Zinna||Summit NJ||4|
|10/19/15||Day Pitney||Parsippany NJ||276||&||Chapin Ballerano & Cheslack||Delray Beach FL||7|
|10/12/15||Hall Render||Indianapolis||187||&||Stewart Courington||Dallas||7|
|10/06/15||Smith Moore Leatherwood||Greensboro NC||175||&||Styers & Kemerait||Raleigh NC||2|
|10/06/15||Brock & Scott||Fort Lauderdale||88||&||Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates||Tampa||13|
|10/05/15||Littler Mendelson||Los Angeles||1034||&||Vangard||Hamburg Germany||21|
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- 2007-2015 Q3 Merger & Acquisition Trends
- 2014 Mergers & Acquistions
- 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region of Acquired Firm
- 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2007-2014 Cross-Border Combinations
- 2013 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2010 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions
Commentary and Analysis
- Record Pace for US Law Firm Combinations Continues
- Record Number of Combinations Through Mid-Year
- 29 Law Firm Combinations Announced in First Quarter of 2015
- 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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