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
10/28/14   DLA To Acquire Mexico City Firm   The Lawyer
10/27/14   Small Jacksonville Firms Combine   Jacksonville Daily Record
10/21/14   Norris McLaughlin Acquires NYC Firm   New Jersey Law Journal
10/20/14   Littler Expands into Peru   BusinessWire
10/10/14   Small Philadelphia Firms Combine   The Legal Intelligencer

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2013 Mergers

Link Report
Date
Firm 1 Main
Office
Size & Firm 2 Main
Office
Size
12/20/13 Fox Rothschild Philadelphia 576 & MBV Law San Francisco 7
12/18/13 Bachus & Schanker Denver 15 & Elwyn Schaefer & Associates Denver 2
12/16/13 Polsinelli Kansas City 680 & Rafuse Hill & Hodges Atlanta 11
12/16/13 GableGotwals Tulsa 81 & The Glass Law Firm Tulsa 6
12/13/13 Saiber Florham Park NJ 57 & Marcus Brody Ford & Kessler Roseland NJ 7
12/13/13 Bond Scoeneck & King Syracuse NY 210 & Kennedy & Gillen Garden City NY 3
12/13/13 Bond Scoeneck & King Syracuse NY 210 & Kehl Katzive & Simon New York NY 7
12/09/13 Littler Mendelson San Francisco 1050 & Schuster Aguilo Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 22
12/09/13 Roberts Markel Weinberg Houston 25 & Butler Hailey Houston 6
12/04/13 Silver Freedman & Taff Washington DC 15 & Elias Matz Tiernan & Herrick Washington DC 11
11/22/13 BakerHostetler Cleveland 807 & Woodcock Washburn Philadelphia 68
11/20/13 Michael Best & Friedrich Milwaukee 230 & Vantus Law Group Salt Lake City 8
11/19/13 Hogan Lovells Washington DC 2280 & Routledge Modise Johannesburg 120
11/19/13 Taft Stettinius & Hollister Cincinnati 330 & Shefsky & Froelich Chicago 63
11/12/13 Wynne Law Firm Fort Worth 4 & Law Office of Jon Michael Franks Grapevine TX 2
11/11/13 DeWitt Ross & Stevens Milwaukee 81 & Mackall Crounse & Moore Minneapolis 26
11/07/13 Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford Boston 26 & Friedler Law Group Newton MA 3
11/07/13 Pierce Atwood Portland ME 129 & Little Bulman Medeiros & Whitney Providence RI 10
11/01/13 Clifford Law Offices Chicago 20 & Law Office of Kenneth Chessick Arlington Heights IL 4
10/31/13 Shutts & Bowen Miami 229 & Livingston Patterson Strickland & Siegel Sarasota 3
10/29/13 GrayRobinson Orlando 278 & Hirschhorn & Bieber Coral Gables 3
10/29/13 Maser Amundson Minneapolis 5 & Garvey Boggio & Hendricks Bloomington MN 3
10/16/13 LeClairRyan Richmond VA 333 & Adelman Sheff & Smith Annapolis MD 11
10/15/13 Cooley LLP Palo Alto CA 700 & Dow Lohnes Washington DC 54
10/15/13 Becker & Poliakoff Ft. Lauderdale 133 & Taylor & Carls Altamonte Springs FL 13
10/08/13 Carlton Fields Tampa 302 & Jorden Burt Washington DC 62
10/07/13 Cantey Hanger Fort Worth 67 & Smith & Moore Dallas 5
10/01/13 Rhoads & Sinon Harrisburg PA 53 & Tsoules Sweeney Martin & Orr Exton PA 4
10/01/13 Littler Mendelson San Francisco 980 & BDS Asesores San Jose, Costa Rica 14
10/01/13 Littler Mendelson San Francisco 980 & Godoy Cordoba Abogados Bogota, Colombia 27
9/26/13 Warren Kasper Clemmons NC 3 & Davis and Brewer Clemmons NC 2
9/26/13 Offit Kurman Baltimore 101 & Fineburg Law Associates Philadelphia 5
9/22/13 Stinson Morrison Hecker Kansas City MO 308 & Leonard Street Deinard Minneapolis 202
9/16/13 Gregory P. Joseph Law Offices New York 12 & Hage Aaronson London 8
9/16/13 Clark Hill Detroit 340 & Folk & Associates Phoenix 4
9/10/13 Thompson Coburn St. Louis 340 & Freedman Weisz Los Angeles 10
9/10/13 Moye White Denver 36 & Franke Greenhouse Denver 7
9/04/13 Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Grand Rapids MI 88 & Even & Franks Muskegon MI 4
9/03/13 Carson Boxberger Fort Wayne IN 24 & Federoff Kuchmay Fort Wayne IN 3
8/29/13 Lydecker Diaz Miami 90 & Clyne & Associates Miami 3
8/07/13 Dickey McCamey & Chilcote Pittsburgh 152 & Miller Lawrence Lancaster SC 2
8/02/13 Dressman Benzinger LaVelle Crestview Hills KY 36 & Reed Wicker Louisville KY 2
8/01/13 Verrill Dana Portland ME 106 & Friedman Gaythwaite Wolf Portland ME 12
8/01/13 Blank Rome Philadelphia 471 & Bell Ryniker & Letourneau Houston 8
7/24/13 Lewis & Roca Phoenix 175 & Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons Denver 75
7/09/13 Schiff Hardin Chicago 381 & Mazur Carp & Rubin New York 11
7/02/13 Woods Oviatt Gilman Rochester NY 71 & Fix Spindelman Brovitz & Goldman Rochester NY 8
7/01/13 Ballard Spahr Philadelphia 517 & Stillman & Friedman New York 14
7/01/13 Marshall Grant Boca Raton FL 4 & Law Office of Ruben E. Soccaras Boca Raton FL 3
6/29/13 Lorch and Naville New Albany IN 11 & Ward King Agnew New Albany IN 3
6/29/13 Coombs & Dunlap Napa CA 13 & Toller & Novak St. Helena CA 2
6/24/13 Fox Rothschild Philadelphia 560 & Lottner Rubin Fishman Saul Denver 16
6/19/13 Husch Blackwell St. Louis 543 & Brown McCarroll Austin 65
6/18/13 Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson Seattle 39 & Gottlieb Fisher Seattle 3
6/18/13 Robinson McElwee Charleston WV 40 & Geiger Teeple Smith & Hahn Alliance OH 7
6/17/13 Siegfried Rivera Lerner De La Torre & Sobel Coral Gables FL 29 & Hyman & Mars Miami 10
6/17/13 Sprouse Shrader Smith Amarillo TX 43 & Irwin Merritt Hogue Price & Carthel Amarillo TX 9
6/07/13 Freeman Mathis & Gary Atlanta 49 & Strazulo Fitzgerald San Francisco 7
6/04/13 Pullman & Comley Bridgeport CT 83 & Sullivan Schoen Campane & Connon Hartford CT 6
6/04/13 Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter Atlanta 6 & Mowrey Meezan Coddington & Cloud Atlanta 6
5/31/13 Langley & Banack San Antonio 53 & Bayern Aycock & Bayern San Antonio 4
5/21/13 Adams & Reese New Orleans 304 & Ellis Lawhorne Columbia SC 23
5/15/13 Rifkin Livingston Levitan & Silver Annapolis MD 25 & Law Offices of Arnold M. Weiner Baltimore 5
4/18/13 White Arnold & Dowd Birmingham AL 18 & Stockham & Stockham Birmingham AL 3
4/17/13 Baker & McKenzie Chicago 4000 & Habib Al Mulla Dubai, UAE 45
4/08/13 Brown Rudnick Boston 211 & Rus Miliband & Smith Irvine CA 8
4/01/13 Sedgwick LLP San Francisco 374 & Abadin Cook Miami 5
3/29/13 Clark Hill Detroit 231 & Thorp Reed & Armstrong Pittsburgh 82
3/19/13 Burleson LLP Houston 125 & McGloin Davenport Severson & Snow Denver 9
3/18/13 Eckert Seamans Pittsburgh 360 & Sterns & Weinroth Trenton 24
3/12/13 Chun Kerr Dodd Beaman & Wong Honolulu 12 & Chun Yoshimoto Honolulu 5
3/12/13 GrayRobinson Orlando 257 & Siemon & Larsen Boca Raton 3
3/05/13 Montgomery & Andrews Santa Fe 29 & Bannerman & Johnson Albuquerque 7
3/04/13 Adams & Reese New Orleans 295 & Volpe Bajalia Jacksonville 12
3/01/13 Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton Raleigh 69 & Gaeta & Eveson Raleigh 4
2/28/13 Chartwell Law Offices Philadelphia 85 & Houck Anderson Miami 8
2/27/13 Lozano Smith Fresno 65 & Gutierrez Law Group Sacramento 4
2/20/13 Sedgwick San Francisco 363 & Brown Eassa & McLeod Oakland CA 18
2/04/13 Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Atlanta 600 & Keats McFarland & Wilson Los Angeles 7
1/10/13 Flaster / Greenberg Cherry Hill NJ 60 & Fried & Epstein New York 2
1/09/13 FordHarrison Atlanta 169 & Christine D. Hanley & Associates West Palm Beach 5
1/08/13 Schiff Hardin Chicago 360 & Bruder Gentile & Marcoux Washington DC 10
1/07/13 Bond Schoeneck & King Syracuse 200 & Ruffo Tabora Mainello & McKay Albany 6
1/05/13 Hinckley Allen & Snyder Boston 132 & Levy & Droney Hartford 14
1/03/13 Beirne Maynard & Parsons Houston 61 & Lemle & Kelleher New Orleans 19
1/02/13 Dickinson Wright Detroit 282 & Mariscal Weeks McIntyre & Friedlander Phoenix 60
1/02/13 Wilson Elser New York NY 784 & Powers & Frost Houston 8
1/01/13 Morris James Wilmington DE 55 & Wilson Halbrook & Bayard Georgetown DE 6
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