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
8/03/20   Bressler Amery Adds Texas Offices   Bressler Amery & Ross
7/29/20   Small Ohio Firms Merge   Dayton Business Journal
7/28/20   Fennemore Craig and Dowling Aaron to Merge   Arizona Business Magazine
7/08/20   Albany Firms Combine   Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
7/05/20   Small Ohio Firms Merge   Coshocton Tribune

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
8/03/20 Bressler Amery & Ross Florham Park NJ 145 & Ballard & Littlefield Houston 6
7/29/20 Buckley King Cleveland OH 20 & Altick & Corwin Dayton 3
7/28/20 Fennemore Craig Phoenix AZ 124 & Dowling Aaron Fresno CA 46
7/08/20 Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Albany NY 76 & McNamee Lochner Albany NY 12
7/05/20 Gottlieb Johnston Beam & Dal Ponte Zanesville OH 11 & Leech Scherbel & Peddicord Coshocton OH 2
7/01/20 Much Shelist Chicago IL 96 & Zfaty Burns Newport Beach CA 6


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