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
8/08/17   Dentons Approves Combination with Maclay Murray   Dentons
8/03/17   FisherBroyles Acquires Sacramento IP Boutique   FisherBroyles LLP
8/03/17   Idaho Firms Combine   PRWeb
7/24/17   Illinois Firms Combine   Chicago Daily Herald
7/20/17   DLA Piper to Acquire 60-Lawyer Los Angeles Firm   Los Angeles Business Journal

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Date
Firm 1 Main
Office
Size & Firm 2 Main
Office
Size
8/08/17 Dentons New York 7800 & Maclay Murray & Spens Glasgow 200
8/03/17 Hawley Troxell Boise 56 & Moffatt Thomas Boise 19
8/03/17 FisherBroyles Atlanta 189 & Ntellect Law PC Sacramento 3
7/24/17 Huck Bouma Wheaton IL 36 & Brady & Jensen Elgin IL 5
7/20/17 DLA Piper New York 3800 & Liner LLP Los Angeles 60
7/19/17 Hepworth Janis & Kluksdal Boise 3 & Holzer Edwards Boise 2
7/11/17 Gingras Cates & Luebke Madison WI 8 & Richie Wickstrom & Wachs Eau Claire WI 3
7/10/17 Munck Wilson Mandala Dallas 49 & Howison & Arnott Dallas 7
7/05/17 Clark Hill Detroit 348 & Morris Polich & Purdy Los Angeles 90
7/03/17 Dentons New York 7800 & Avent Advokat Tashkent Uzbekistan 10
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