Altman Weil MergerLine™
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.
|3/02/15||DLA Piper To Merge with Davis LLP in Canada||Financial Post|
|2/26/15||Birmingham Alabama Firms Combine||Birmingham Business Journal|
|2/26/15||Fowler Rodriguez Acquires Hayden Milliken & Boeringer||Miami Herald|
|2/26/15||Fowler Rodriguez Adds Second Miami Firm||Miami Herald|
|2/24/15||Shook Hardy Enters Chicago Market||Kansas City Business Journal|
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|1/08/15||Davis Wirght Tremaine||Seattle||500||&||Wyman & Isaacs||Los Angeles||3|
|2/06/15||Butler Snow||Ridgeland MS||280||&||Walker Tipps & Malone||Nashville||13|
|1/26/15||Samuels Yoelin Kantor||Portland OR||16||&||Banks Law Office||Portland OR||2|
|1/16/15||Donovan & O'Connor||North Adams MA||18||&||DeRosa Dohoney||North Adams MA||2|
|1/07/15||Dentons||New York||2530||&||RK Adler||New York||6|
|1/27/15||Dentons||New York||2600||&||Dacheng Law Offices||Beijing||4000|
|2/20/15||Greenberg Traurig||New York||1772||&||Henderson Law||Chicago||5|
|3/02/15||DLA Piper||New York||4200||&||Davis LLP||Vancouver||260|
|2/26/15||Fowler Rodriguez||New Orleans||50||&||Hayden Milliken & Boeringer||Miami||4|
|1/14/15||Jones Walker||New Orleans||375||&||Spidi & Fisch||Washington DC||7|
|2/26/15||Fowler Rodriguez||New Orleans||50||&||Law Offices of Santiago J. Padilla||Miami||2|
|2/20/15||Hudson Martin Witten & June||Monterey CA||6||&||Knudtson & Nutter||Roseville CA||4|
|1/05/15||Hamilton Miller & Birthisel||Miami||40||&||DelancyHill||Miami||2|
|2/24/15||Shook Hardy & Bacon||Kansas City||450||&||Grippo & Elden||Chicago||25|
|1/20/15||Clark Hill||Detroit||284||&||Rayndon Law Group||Scottsdale AZ||3|
|1/20/15||Dinsmore & Shohl||Cincinnati||535||&||Huddleston Bolen||Huntington WV||40|
|1/08/15||Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garafolo||Charlotte NC||92||&||Hurley Law Office||Raleigh NC||3|
|1/02/15||Day Ketterer||Canton OH||42||&||Andrews & Wyatt||Hudson OH||5|
|1/30/15||Goldberg Segalla||Buffalo||215||&||Reeg Lawyers||St. Louis||5|
|1/26/15||Nixon Peabody||Boston||613||&||Ungaretti & Harris||Chicago||102|
|1/15/15||Bradley Arant Boult Cummings||Birmingham AL||462||&||Glenn Rasmussen PA||Tampa||12|
|2/26/15||Whitaker Mudd Luke & Wells||Birmingham AL||5||&||Hall Conerly & Bolvig||Birmingham AL||5|
|2/13/15||Maynard Cooper & Gale||Birmingham AL||212||&||Vickers Riis Murray & Curran||Mobile AL||15|
|1/08/15||Underwood Law Firm||Amarillo TX||46||&||Luna & Luna||Plano TX||3|
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- 2014 Mergers & Acquistions
- 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region of Acquired Firm
- 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2007-2014 Merger & Acquisition Trends
- 2007-2014 Cross-Border Combinations
- 2013 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Region
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Month
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions by Month
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2011 Mergers & Acquisitions by Month
- 2010 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2010 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions by Region
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2007 Merger & Acquisition Activity by Month
Commentary and Analysis
- 2014: Another Active Year for US Law Firm Combinations
- 2014 Q3: Texas and California Are Targets for Law Firm Expansion
- 2014 Q2: Seventeen Law Firm Combinations Announced
- 2014 Q1: Small Acquistions Dominate Law Firm Merger Activity
- Law Firm Combinations Up 47% in 2013
- Cross-Border Mergers Highlight of 2012 Law Firm Merger Market
- 2011 Rebound for US Law Firm Merger Market
- Law Firm Merger Market Picked Up at Year End 2010
- Law Firm Merger Mania on Hold in 2009
- Seventy Law Firm Mergers Announced in 2008
- 2007 Mergers & Acquisitions Summary and Analysis
Practices & Services
- A Growing Problem?
- Law Firm Mergers: Don't Just Get Bigger, Get Better
- Large Law Firm Mergers: What's the Verdict?
- Law Firm Mergers: What's the End Game?
- Are Large Law Firm Mergers Successful?
- Is This Merger a Good Idea?
- In Mergers and Acquisitions You Only Get One Chance to Make a First Impression
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