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.
|12/02/14||Verrill Dana Acquires Connecticut Firm||Bangor Daily News|
|12/01/14||Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman Agree to Merge||Dallas Business Journal|
|12/01/14||Wichita Firms To Combine||Wichita Business Journal|
|11/03/14||Hinckley Allen Acquires Providence IP Boutique||Providence Business News|
|10/28/14||DLA To Acquire Mexico City Firm||The Lawyer|
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|12/01/14||Hinkle Law Firm||Wichita KS||38||&||Redmond & Nazar||Wichita KS||5|
|10/09/14||Javerbaum Wurgaft||Springfield NJ||36||&||The Gruber Firm||Mount Laurel NJ||2|
|10/01/14||Lee & Hayes||Spokane||63||&||Hope Baldauff||Atlanta||11|
|10/20/14||Littler||San Francisco||1000||&||Estudio Gonzalez & Asociados||Lima||7|
|10/02/14||Miller Nash||Portland OR||114||&||Graham & Dunn||Seattle||44|
|12/02/14||Verrill Dana||Portland ME||121||&||Levett Rockwood||Westport CT||21|
|10/10/14||McEldrew Law||Philadelphia||4||&||The Young Law Group||Philadelphia||4|
|10/28/14||DLA Piper||New York||3970||&||Gallastegui y Lozano||Mexico City||7|
|10/27/14||Coker Schickel Sorenson & Posgay||Jacksonville||10||&||Camerlengo Law Group||Jacksonville||3|
|10/02/14||Otis & Peters||Greeley CO||6||&||Bedingfield LLC||Loveland CO||3|
|12/01/14||Locke Lord||Dallas||625||&||Edwards Wildman Palmer||Boston||425|
|10/06/14||Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr||Dallas||118||&||Harrison Bettis McFarland||Houston||8|
|10/21/14||Norris McLaughlin & Marcus||Bridgewater NJ||128||&||Deutsch Metz & Deutsch||New York NY||4|
|11/03/14||Hinckley Allen||Boston||154||&||Scott & Bush||Providence||4|
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- 2014 Q3 Mergers & Acquistions
- 2014 Q2 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2014 Q1 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2007-2014 Q3 Merger & Acquisition Trends
- 2013 Mergers & Acquisitions
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Region
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Size of Acquired Firm
- 2013 Mergers & Acquistions by Month
- 2007-2013 Cross-Border Combinations
- 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 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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