Law Firms

Fowler White Boggs to Expand in South Fla. by Merging with 12-Lawyer Fort Lauderdale Firm

A well-known Tampa-based law firm plans to expand its operations in South Florida with the acquisition of a 12-lawyer Fort Lauderdale boutique.

Among the attorneys who will be joining Fowler White Boggs from Atkinson Diner Stone Mankuta & Ploucha are a former Florida Bar president, Jesse Diner, and a former state attorney general, Robert Butterworth, the Am Law Daily reports.

Together, the merged firms will have 143 lawyers.

A Fowler White press release says the merger will take place in the first half of 2012.

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