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
8/02/18   Pierce Bainbridge Expands in New York City   The American Lawyer
8/01/18   Kean Miller Adds Energy Boutique   Houston Chronicle
7/31/18   Parsons Behle Adds Boise Firm   Idaho Business Review
7/25/18   Brouse McDowell to Acquire Cleveland Firm   Akron Beacon Journal
7/20/18   Womble Bond Acquires Litigation Boutique   National Law Journal

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
8/02/18 Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht Los Angeles 19 & Creizman LLC New York 2
7/02/18 Hawley Troxell Boise ID 68 & Bailey Hahn & Jarman Idaho Falls ID 3
7/25/18 Brouse McDowell Akron OH 70 & Thacker Robinson Zinz Cleveland OH 12
7/16/18 Munsch Hardt Dallas 116 & McDole Williams Dallas 4
7/31/18 Parsons Behle & Latimer Salt Lake City UT 137 & Greener Burke Shoemaker Boise ID 5
7/05/18 Cipriani & Werner Pittsburgh 150 & Devine Law Offices Lancaster PA 7
8/01/18 Kean Miller Baton Rouge LA 151 & Dupuis & Polozola The Woodlands TX 10
7/17/18 Brownstein Hyatt Denver 212 & Schwartz Flansburg Las Vegas 5
7/18/18 Barclay Damon Buffalo NY 262 & Menter Rudin & Trivelpiece Syracuse NY 14
7/20/18 Womble Bond Dickinson Winston-Salem NC 1000 & Treanor Pope & Hughes Towson MD 2


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