Survey and Market Research News

Date   Title Author(s)
April 5, 2017   A Fast Start for the Law Firm Merger Market in 2017 Thomas S. Clay
March 14, 2017   New Report: Ten Years of Law Firm Mergers and Acquisitions Thomas S. Clay
January 5, 2017   Law Firm Merger Market Concludes Fourth Strong Year Thomas S. Clay
November 8, 2016   Chief Legal Officers Embrace Role as Change Agents Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
October 6, 2016   Slowdown in US Law Firm Combinations in Third Quarter Thomas S. Clay
July 6, 2016   Record Pace for US Law Firm Combinations at Midyear Eric A. Seeger
May 18, 2016   2016 Law Firms in Transition Survey Released Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 5, 2016   20 US Law Firm Combinations in First Quarter 2016 Ward Bower
January 6, 2016   A Record Year for US Law Firm Combinations Ward Bower
November 10, 2015   Chief Legal Officers Focus on Costs Rees W. Morrison
James S. Wilber
October 5, 2015   Record Pace for US Law Firm Combinations Continues Eric A. Seeger
July 6, 2015   Record Number of Law Firm Combinations Through Mid-Year Eric A. Seeger
May 12, 2015   New Survey: Law Firms Grapple with Internal and External Threats Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 6, 2015   29 Law Firm Combinations Announced in First Quarter of 2015 Ward Bower
January 7, 2015   Another Active Year for US Law Firm Combinations Thomas S. Clay
November 4, 2014   Chief Legal Officers Wield Buying Power to Control Costs Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 3, 2014   Texas and California Are Targets for Law Firm Expansion Eric A. Seeger
July 2, 2014   Seventeen Law Firm Combinations Announced in Second Quarter Ward Bower
May 14, 2014   Legal Industry Survey Shows Consensus on Trends, Gap in Responses Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 2, 2014   Small Acquisitions Dominate Law Firm Merger Activity Ward Bower
January 8, 2014   Law Firm Combinations Up 47% in 2013 Ward Bower
October 23, 2013   Corporate Law Departments Focus on Cost Control Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 2, 2013   Law Firm Merger Boom Continues into Third Quarter of 2013 Thomas S. Clay
July 8, 2013   US Law Firms on Pace for Record Year Ward Bower
May 21, 2013   New Industry Survey Examines Changing Legal Market Thomas S. Clay
April 4, 2013   US Law Firms Mergers Hit Four Year High Ward Bower
January 7, 2013   Cross-Border Deals Highlight of Law Firm Merger Market in 2012 Ward Bower
November 5, 2012   Corporate Law Departments Push New Legal Services Model Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 1, 2012   Law Firms Grow Through Targeted Acquisitions Thomas S. Clay
July 2, 2012   Merger Slowdown Attributed to "Dewey Effect" Ward Bower
May 16, 2012   Major Shift in Law Firm Leaders' Attitudes Thomas S. Clay
April 2, 2012   Law Firm Mergers Hold Steady at Pre-Recession Pace Eric A. Seeger
March 13, 2012   Law Firm Practice Groups Fail to Excel Thomas S. Clay
January 5, 2012   2011 Rebound for US Law Firm Merger Market Ward Bower
November 29, 2011   Cost Cutting Slows in Corporate Law Departments Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 3, 2011   Law Firm Mergers Surge in 2011 Ward Bower
July 6, 2011   Law Firm Mergers Up; Small Deals Predominate Eric A. Seeger
May 24, 2011   Law Firm Confidence High in Face of Changing Marketplace Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 4, 2011   16 Law Firm Mergers Announced in First Quarter of 2011 Ward Bower
January 5, 2011   Law Firm Merger Market Picked Up at Year End Ward Bower
October 20, 2010   Law Departments Shift Money, Work In-House Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 1, 2010   Law Firm Merger Market Sags in Third Quarter Ward Bower
July 7, 2010   International Merger Market Shows Some Life Ward Bower
June 22, 2010   New Law Firm Survey: A Consensus on Change Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 6, 2010   Slow Pace of Law Firm Mergers Continues Into 2010 Thomas S. Clay
January 6, 2010   Law Firm Merger Mania on Hold in 2009 Ward Bower
December 1, 2009   Law Firms Will Raise Rates in 2010, New Survey Reports Thomas S. Clay
October 1, 2009   Law Firm Mergers Continue Slow in Third Quarter
July 8, 2009   Law Firm Mergers Slow in Second Quarter
June 30, 2009   Chief Legal Officers Don't Think Law Firms Are Serious About Change Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
May 12, 2009   New Survey Measures How Law Firms Are Weathering the Storm Thomas S. Clay
Eric A. Seeger
April 7, 2009   Law Firms Continue to Merge in Tumultuous First Quarter of 2009 Thomas S. Clay
January 14, 2009   Seventy Law Firm Mergers Announced in 2008 Thomas S. Clay
December 15, 2008   Market Conditions Have Not Yet Fully Hit Law Firm Balance Sheets James D. Cotterman
December 9, 2008   75% of Law Departments Face Budget Cuts in 2009 Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
October 7, 2008   Volatile Economy Slows Mergers, Creates Opportunities Ward Bower
July 8, 2008   Pace of Law Firm Mergers Up Sharply Thomas S. Clay
June 24, 2008   More Legal Work Will Go In-House in 2008, According to New CLO Survey Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
April 29, 2008   Law Firm GC Position Well Established and Well Paid Ward Bower
April 24, 2008   Diversity Efforts Continue to Grow in Large US Law Firms Altman Weil, Inc.
April 2, 2008   Pace of Law Firm Mergers Holds Steady in First Quarter of 2008 Thomas S. Clay
November 7, 2007   Practice Group Performance Falls Short According to New Survey Altman Weil, Inc.
October 11, 2007   Lawyer Retirement Policy and Opinion Explored in New Survey James D. Cotterman
June 20, 2007   Chief Legal Officers Foresee Increases in Internal Hiring and Outside Counsel Usage Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
May 9, 2007   Top General Counsel React to Recent Associate Salary Increases Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
January 30, 2007   Diversity Managers, Committees Increase in Large Law Firms Altman Weil, Inc.
October 11, 2006   Law Firms Show Big Improvement in Their Relationships With In-House Counsel Daniel J. DiLucchio, Jr.
May 9, 2006   Law Firm General Counsel Trend Accelerates Ward Bower

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