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.  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.

Latest Headlines

Report Date   Headline   Source
9/10/14   Lowndes Drosdick Combines with Potter Clement   Orlando Business Journal
9/03/14   Small Michigan Firms Merge   Traverse City Record-Eagle
9/02/14   Hinshaw & Culbertson to Combine with Barger & Wolen   BusinessWire
9/01/14   DLA Acquires Prague Firm   The Lawyer
8/26/14   Memphis Firms Combine   Memphis Business Journal

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2012 Mergers

Link Report
Date
Firm 1 Main
Office
Size & Firm 2 Main
Office
Size
12/31/12 Novak Druce Houston 108 & Rissman Hendricks Oliverio Boston 7
12/14/12 Wilson Elser New York NY 773 & Lieb & Katt Milwaukee WI 11
12/12/12 Lathrop & Gage Kansas City MO 325 & Greenlee Sullivan Boulder CO 7
12/06/12 Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman Philadelphia 53 & Georgoulis & Associates New York NY 6
12/04/12 George & Brothers Austin 8 & Kincaid & Horton Austin 4
12/04/12 Baker & McKenzie Chicago 3896 & Rudolph Bernstein & Associates Johannesburg 16
12/03/12 K&L Gates Pittsburgh 1762 & Middletons Melbourne 300
11/29/12 Novak Druce & Quigg Houston 59 & Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz Wilmington DE 49
11/28/12 SNR Denton New York 1138 & Fraser Milner Casgrain Toronto 559
11/28/12 SNR Denton New York 1138 & Salans Paris 770
11/27/12 Smith Gambrell & Russell Atlanta 152 & Hartman & Craven New York NY 19
11/20/12 Morelli Ratner New York NY 16 & Alters Law Firm Miami 4
11/14/12 Norton Rose London 2900 & Fulbright & Jaworski Houston 850
11/01/12 Bouhan Williams & Levy Savannah 17 & Inglesby Falligant Horne Courington & Chisholm Savannah 12
10/08/12 Baker & McKenzie Chicago 3805 & Estudio Echecopar Lima 91
10/02/12 Becker & Poliakoff Ft. Lauderdale 144 & Litman Law Manassas VA 5
10/02/12 Buynak & Fauver Santa Barbara 5 & Archbald & Spray Santa Barbara 4
10/01/12 Adams and Reese New Orleans 292 & Igler & Dougherty Tallahassee FL 7
10/01/12 Carlton Fields Tampa 300 & Rosner & Napierala New York City 6
9/28/12 Becker & Poliakoff Ft. Lauderdale 140 & Cornett Googe Stuart FL 4
9/28/12 Burr & Forman Birmingham AL 255 & Williams Schifino Mangione & Steady Tampa 23
9/25/12 Balch & Bingham Birmingham AL 237 & Stoneburner Berry Glocker Purcell & Greenhut Jacksonville FL 6
9/25/12 Archer & Greiner Haddonfield NJ 208 & Nelson Supko & Hanlon Shrewsbury NJ 3
9/19/12 Tanner & Guin Tuscaloosa AL 10 & Nichols Crowell Gillis Cooper & Amos Columbus MS 4
9/12/12 Wilkins Tipton Jackson MS 22 & Adelman Law Firm Memphis 2
9/07/12 ASK Financial LLP St. Paul MN 6 & Neiger LLP New York NY 5
8/31/12 Murphy & McGonigle Washington DC 30 & Krebsbach & Snyder New York NY 8
8/29/12 DLA Piper New York 3746 & Frieh Bouhenic Paris 26
8/28/12 Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia 506 & Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan Wilmington 8
8/14/12 Wyatt Tarrant & Combs Louisville 198 & Williams McDaniel Memphis 9
7/31/12 Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Kansas City 106 & Grimshaw & Harring Denver 21
7/13/12 Langley & Banack San Antonio 52 & Butler Attorneys at Law Karnes City TX 2
7/10/12 Jacoby & Meyers Newburgh NY 175 & Macey Bankruptcy Law Chicago 125
7/06/12 Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin Sacramento 62 & Weissman Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin Beverly Hills 10
7/03/12 Fennemore Craig Phoenix 175 & Jones Vargas Las Vegas 23
6/29/12 Isaac Brant Ledman & Teetor Columbus 29 & Wiles Boyle Burkholder & Bringardner Columbus 28
6/21/12 Clark Hill Detroit 196 & Kupelian Ormond & Magy Southfield MI 9
5/17/12 Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Pittsburgh 415 & Manion McDonough & Lucas Pittsburgh 7
5/03/12 Frost Brown Todd Cincinnati 440 & MGLAW PLLC Nashville 7
4/27/12 Foley & Mansfield Minneapolis 131 & Skjold Parrington Minneapolis 5
4/27/12 Jackson Kelly Charleston WV 199 & Gormly Gormly & Yuhas Indiana PA 4
4/16/12 Cohen Seglias Philadelphia 49 & Byler & Blaker Philadelphia 2
4/09/12 Balch & Bingham Birmingham AL 232 & Presley Burton & Collier Birmingham AL 7
4/04/12 Goodman Allen & Filetti Richmond VA 35 & Ramey Michael Business Law Group Midlothian VA 2
4/03/12 Axley Brynelson Madison WI 53 & Murn & Martin Waukesha WI 4
4/02/12 Tressler Chicago 143 & Raysa & Zimmerman Park Ridge IL 7
3/20/12 Montgomery McCracken Philadelphia 116 & Kurzman Karelsen & Frank New York, NY 9
3/10/12 Bluestein and Muhlbauer Williamsville NY 3 & Andreozzi Fickess Clarence NY 2
3/05/12 Carroll Burdick & McDonough San Francisco 72 & Schweiger & Partners Munich 5
3/02/12 Meyer Unkovic & Scott Pittsburgh 49 & Geraghty + Associates Pittsburgh 3
3/02/12 Donelson Ciancio & Goodwin Broomfield CO 17 & Grant, Grant & Goiran Longmont CO 3
3/02/12 Goldberg Simpson Louisville 26 & Helmers Demuth & Walton Louisville 4
2/02/12 K&L Gates Pittsburgh 1763 & Marini Salsi Picciau Milan 9
2/01/12 Baker Donelson Memphis 600 & Drucker Rutledge & Smith Houston 7
1/31/12 Womble Carlyle Winston-Salem NC 535 & Hall & Bowers Columbia SC 3
1/19/12 Littler Mendelson San Francisco 850 & Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather Memphis 16
1/19/12 Jackson Lewis White Plains NY 687 & Simandl & Prentice Milwaukee 6
1/17/12 McKenna Long & Aldridge Atlanta 425 & Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps San Diego 139
1/13/12 Lim Ruger Los Angeles 19 & Wang & Chang San Francisco 4
1/06/12 Sacks & Weston Jenkintown PA 4 & Petrelli Law Philadelphia 2
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