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
8/08/19   Dorsey and Whitney Acquires Immigration Boutique   The American Lawyer
8/07/19   Dentons Will Combine with South Korean Firm   Global Legal Post
8/05/19   Dentons to Add Honduran Firm   Legal Week
8/01/19   Carlton Fields Adds DC Construction Boutique   Carlton Fields
8/01/19   Cozen Adds California Employment Boutique   Bloomberg Big Law Business

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Date
Firm 1 Main
Office
Size & Firm 2 Main
Office
Size
7/31/19 Dentons New York 10000 & Kensington Swan Auckland NZ 113
8/07/19 Dentons New York NY 10000 & Lee International Seoul South Korea 35
8/05/19 Dentons New York NY 10000 & Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados Tegucigalpa Honduras 6
8/01/19 Cozen O'Connor Philadelphia 783 & Miller Law Group San Francisco 13
8/08/19 Dorsey & Whitney Minneapolis 508 & Webber Law Firm Edina MN 3
8/01/19 Spencer Fane Kansas City MO 295 & Zimmerman Axelrad Stern & Wise Houston 19
8/01/19 Carlton Fields Tampa 277 & McManus & Felsen Washington DC 5
8/01/19 Parker Poe Charlotte NC 201 & Leftwich LLC Washington DC 5
7/15/19 Offit Kurman Bethesda MD 198 & Horack Talley Pharr & Lowndes Charlotte NC 27
7/01/19 Shartsis Friese San Francisco 63 & Stephenson Kasper & King San Francisco 3
7/07/19 Frantz Ward Cleveland 56 & Kadish Hinkel & Weibel Cleveland 11
7/01/19 McBrayer Lexington KY 47 & Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice Louisville KY 7
7/12/19 Stokes Lawrence Seattle 46 & Mills Meyers Swartling Seattle 9
7/16/19 Eisner LLP Beverly Hill CA 39 & Tavel & Shulman New York NY 3
7/09/19 SettlePou Dallas 35 & The Berry Firm Dallas 5
8/01/19 Therrel Baisden Miami 9 & Weiner & Cummings Miami 4
7/26/19 Eilbacher Fletcher Fort Wayne IN 7 & Van Glider & Trzynka Fort Wayne IN 3
7/31/19 Frankel Sims Towson MD 4 & Holden & Campbell Annapolis MD 4
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