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
4/02/20   Marshall Grant and SRM Law Merge   South Florida Business Journal
3/10/20   NYC Real Estate Boutiques Merge   Real Estate Weekly
2/27/20   South Florida PI Firms Merge   Yahoo Finance
2/26/20   Michael Best Acquires Austin Boutique   Texas Lawyer
2/18/20   Littler Adds Austrian Firm   The American Lawyer

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2020 Mergers

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
4/02/20 Marshall Grant Boca Raton FL 7 & SRM Law Chicago IL 2
3/10/20 Hirschen Singer & Epstein New York, NY 12 & Slater & Beckerman New York, NY 4
2/27/20 Boldt Law Firm Boca Raton FL 3 & Ratzan Law Group Miami FL 2
2/26/20 Michael Best Milwaukee 288 & RWR Legal Austin 3
2/18/20 Littler Los Angeles CA 1500 & Gerlach Rechtsanwalte Vienna Austria 3
2/06/20 Kelley Kronenberg Ft. Lauderdale FL 150 & Talenfeld Law Ft. Lauderdale FL 4
2/03/20 Lippes Matthias Buffalo NY 104 & Deily & Glastetter Albany NY 6
1/30/20 Segal McCambridge Chicago 108 & McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya Ft. Lauderdale 10
1/28/20 Clark Hill Detroit 650 & Law Offices of Carl Shusterman Los Angeles 5
1/16/20 Duane Morris Philadelphia 800 & Satterlee Stephens New York 65
1/15/20 Stone Genow Beverly Hills CA 10 & Goodman Schenkman Beverly Hills CA 7
1/09/20 Troutman Sanders Atlanta 650 & Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia 450
1/09/20 Brownstein Hyatt Denver 250 & Hyperion Advisors Las Vegas 2
1/08/20 Suisman Shapiro New London CT 19 & Avena & Kepple Pawcatuck CT 2
1/08/20 Lipson Neilson Bloomfield Hills MI 34 & Alber Frank Troy MI 4
1/07/20 Lightfoot Franklin Birmingham AL 60 & Levinthal Wilkins Houston TX 3
1/06/20 Snell & Wilmer Phoenix 435 & Assayag Mauss Costa Mesa CA 8
1/02/20 Burns White Pittsburgh 143 & Christie & Young Philadelphia 13


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