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
10/01/14   Lee & Hayes Acquires Hope Baldauff   Puget Sound Business Journal
9/30/14   Fox Rothschild Acquires Dallas Firm   Legal Intelligencer
9/30/14   NJ Firms Combine   New Jersey Law Journal
9/25/14   Swanson Martin & Bell Adds Missouri Firm   Illinois Lawyer
9/24/14   Quarles & Brady Adds Scottsdale AZ Office   AZ Big Media

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2013 Mergers

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