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
6/17/19   Midsized Seattle Firms to Merge   Seattle Times
6/12/19   Dentons to Acquire Zimbabwe Firm   The American Lawyer
6/12/19   Small Birmingham Alabama Firms Merge   Digital Journal
6/09/19   Duluth Minnesota Firms Merge   Duluth News Tribune
6/05/19   Babst Calland Adds Texas Office   Pittsburgh Business Journal

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
5/02/19 Taylor English Duma Atlanta 160 & Dye Snyder Atlanta 2
5/08/19 Baer & Troff Los Angeles 5 & Negrin LLP Los Angeles 2
5/08/19 Goldberg Simpson Prospect KY 23 & Key Law Group Louisville KY 2
6/03/19 Kotz Sangster Wysocki Detroit 32 & Van Eck Law Rockford MI 2
6/09/19 Gerlach Beaumier & Trogdon Duluth MN 3 & Orman Nord & Hurd Duluth MN 3
4/07/19 RTGR Law Oakland CA 19 & Armstrong Law Firm San Jose CA 4
6/04/19 Munck Wilson Mandala Dallas 65 & Okon Hannagan Dallas 4
6/12/19 Massey Stotser & Nichols Birmingham AL 10 & Kee Law Firm Birmingham AL 4
6/05/19 Babst Calland Pittsburgh 152 & Chambers Law Firm Houston 4
5/30/19 Huff Powell Bailey Atlanta 32 & Hanks Brookes Atlanta 5
5/02/19 Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman Buffalo NY 100 & Holbrook Akel Cold Ray & Reichard Jacksonville FL 7
4/29/19 GrayRobinson Orlando 256 & Thompson Sizemore Gonzalez & Hearing Tampa 9
4/02/19 Dentons New York 9900 & Fisher Jeffries Adelaide, Australia 13
6/12/19 Dentons New York 10000 & MawereSibanda Harare Zimbabwe 21
5/16/19 Greenberg Traurig New York 2000 & Santa Maria Studio Legale Milan 37
6/17/19 Foster Pepper Seattle 97 & Garvey Schubert Barer Seattle 92


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