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
1/16/20   Duane Morris to Add NYC Firm   The Legal Intelligencer
1/15/20   California Entertainment Boutiques to Merge   The Hollywood Reporter
1/09/20   Brownstein Hyatt Absorbs Las Vegas Boutique   The American Lawyer
1/09/20   Troutman and Pepper to Merge   The American Lawyer
1/08/20   Eastern Connecticut Firms Combine   LymeLine

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Current Quarter

Link Report
Firm 1 Main
Size & Firm 2 Main
1/16/20 Duane Morris Philadelphia 800 & Satterlee Stephens New York 65
1/15/20 Stone Genow Beverly Hills CA 10 & Goodman Schenkman Beverly Hills CA 7
1/09/20 Troutman Sanders Atlanta 650 & Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia 450
1/09/20 Brownstein Hyatt Denver 250 & Hyperion Advisors Las Vegas 2
1/08/20 Suisman Shapiro New London CT 19 & Avena & Kepple Pawcatuck CT 2
1/07/20 Lightfoot Franklin Birmingham AL 60 & Levinthal Wilkins Houston TX 3
1/06/20 Snell & Wilmer Phoenix 435 & Assayag Mauss Costa Mesa CA 8
1/02/20 Burns White Pittsburgh 143 & Christie & Young Philadelphia 13


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