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
1/16/18   Dilworth Paxson Acquires Princeton NJ Firm   The Legal Intelligencer
1/02/18   von Briesen & Roper Adds Second Milwaukee Firm   Milwaukee Biz Times
1/02/18   von Briesen & Roper Expands in Milwaukee   Milwaukee Biz Times
12/27/17   Small North Carolina Firms To Combine   Triad Business Journal
12/21/17   Fox Rothschild Acquires   The Legal Intelligencer

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2018 Mergers

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
1/16/18 Dilworth Paxson Philadelphia 100 & Smith Stratton Wise Heher & Brennan Princeton 10
1/02/18 von Briesen & Roper Milwaukee 167 & Levine & Bazelon Milwaukee 3
1/02/18 von Briesen & Roper Milwaukee 167 & Peterson Johnson & Murray Milwaukee 22


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