Mergers & Acquisitions

Business of Law

Hunton & Williams is reportedly in merger talks with UK law firm

Antitrust Law

Staples and Office Depot merger blocked by judge; companies call off the deal

Law Firms

Husch Blackwell merges with Wisconsin law firm

Legal Technology

Elevate Services acquires Legal OnRamp

Mergers & Acquisitions

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith call a halt to merger talks

Law Firms

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith are discussing a possible merger

Careers

Top deal lawyer leaves Cravath for Paul Weiss

Law Practice Management

Merged law firms focus on operations at the expense of client development, report says

Labor & Employment

Ford & Harrison grows again, acquires 5-lawyer boutique and new Connecticut office

Business of Law

Many lawyer departures prior to Dickstein’s demise were planned, former chairman says

International Law

As Canada’s Gowlings completes 1,400-attorney merger with UK firm, more growth is already planned

Law Firms

Polsinelli to acquire ‘vast majority’ of lawyers and staffers from Novak Druce

Business of Law

Blank Rome announces Dickstein Shapiro acquisition; over 100 remaining lawyers will make the move

Law Firms

Greenberg Traurig acknowledges merger talks with UK law firm

Business of Law

Axiom expands into Canada by acquiring part of Cognition

Law Firms

Law firm mergers continue upward climb in 2015; Dentons accounts for eight of them

Law Firms

Proposed merger between Dickstein and Bryan Cave is reportedly nixed

White-Collar Crime

Jury convicts lawyer accused of helping client impersonate wealthy dad to get funding for Maxim deal

Law Firms

Fox Rothschild to acquire 82-attorney Oppenheimer firm

Business of Law

GateHouse to acquire Dolan legal and business publications