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
3/01/21   Small Florida Firms Merge   Daily Business Review
2/26/21   Davis Kuelthau Adds Wisconsin Firm   Wisconsin Law Journal
2/23/21   Games Industry Firms in International Merger   The Interactive Entertainment Law Group
2/23/21   Wilentz Goldman Adds NJ Litigation Boutique   New Jersey Law Journal
2/16/21   Winston & Strawn Acquires Los Angeles Firm   The American Lawyer

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
2/26/21 Davis Kuelthau Milwaukee WI 59 & Epiphany Law Appleton WI 8
2/23/21 The Interactive Entertainment Law Group Torrance CA 5 & Bedoya & Visbal Barranquilla Colombia 3
2/04/21 Phelps Dunbar New Orleans LA 321 & Cabaniss Johnston Gardner Dumas & O'Neal Birmingham AL 29
3/01/21 Rice Pugatch Robinson Storfer & Cohen Ft. Lauderdale FL 11 & Marshall Grant Boca Raton FL 9
2/12/21 Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit Chicago 38 & Law Offices of Gary H. Smith Chicago 2
2/02/21 Buckley King Cleveland OH 25 & Miller Goler Faeges Lapine Cleveland 6
2/01/21 Doida Law Group Greenwood Village CO 3 & Crow Legal Denver CO 3
1/05/21 Milberg Phillips Grossman New York NY 20 & Sanders Phillips Grossman Garden City NY 40
1/04/21 Dinsmore & Shohl Cincinnati 656 & Wooden McLaughlin Indianapolis 47
1/29/21 Tate Bowen Funk & Spandau Indianapolis IN 4 & Waldron Law Indianapolis IN 2
1/05/21 Milberg Phillips Grossman New York NY 20 & Greg Coleman Law Knoxville TN 12
2/08/21 Armstrong Teasdale St. Louis MO 310 & Kemran & Co. London UK 32
2/16/21 Winston & Strawn Chicago 859 & Scheper Kim & Harris Los Angeles 15
1/05/21 Milberg Phillips Grossman New York NY 20 & Whitfield Bryson Raleigh NC 15
2/23/21 Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer Woodbridge NJ 95 & Keefe Law Firm Red Bank NJ 6
1/01/21 Brody Wilkinson Southport CT 21 & Hermenze & Marcantonio Westport CT 3


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