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
2/18/20   Littler Adds Austrian Firm   The American Lawyer
2/06/20   Kelley Kronenberg Adds Children's Law Boutique   Daily Business Review
2/03/20   New York Firms Combine   Buffalo Business First
1/30/20   Segal McCambridge Adds Florida Office   Daily Business Review
1/28/20   Clark Hill Adds LA Immigration Boutique   The Recorder

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Current Quarter

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


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