Mergers & Acquisitions
517 ABA Journal Mergers & Acquisitions articles.
Shearman & Sterling didn’t keep up with its BigLaw counterparts after the 2008 financial downturn. Shearman’s head count and gross revenues lagged behind that of growing competitor law firms.
Jan 31, 2023 11:34 AM CST
Atlanta-based Smith, Gambrell & Russell and Chicago-based Freeborn & Peters have announced that they will combine in a merger effective March 1.
Jan 25, 2023 9:07 AM CST
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is gaining about 100 lawyers through a merger with Buckley, a deal that will create a “financial services and fintech law powerhouse,” the law firms said Thursday.
Jan 20, 2023 12:24 PM CST
Holland & Knight has announced a merger with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, a Nashville, Tennessee-based law firm with more than 280 lawyers.
Jan 6, 2023 2:44 PM CST
Alabama-based Maynard Cooper & Gale and Carolinas-based Nexsen Pruet have announced a merger that will create a law firm with more than 550 lawyers.
Jan 6, 2023 2:23 PM CST
A handful of lawyers have left Hogan Lovells and Shearman & Sterling amid reports that the two law firms are in merger talks.
Jan 3, 2023 12:58 PM CST
Trump wins dismissal of suits by niece, former lawyer
Former President Donald Trump won dismissals Monday of lawsuits filed against him by his niece Mary Trump and his Nov 18, 2022 3:23 PM CST
The possibility of cyberattacks is cited most often as a high concern for law firm business leaders, followed by risks caused by high associate salaries and general economic pressures, according to a report released Thursday.
Nov 18, 2022 9:21 AM CST
Cooley has confirmed that some associates have been let go as a result of midyear performance reviews.
Nov 9, 2022 10:23 AM CST
Law firm profitability slowed in the third quarter of 2022, according to new data released Monday, as large firms faced rising expenses driven by higher wages and overhead costs.
Nov 8, 2022 2:05 PM CST
Oct 14, 2022 2:43 PM CDT
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is being targeted by critics on Truth Social, former President Donald Trump's social media platform, after a holdup in a merger with a special purpose acquisition company because of an SEC investigation.
Oct 7, 2022 9:07 AM CDT
Kirkland & Ellis has once again boosted the number of lawyers promoted to partner with its latest announcement
of a record 193 partnership promotions.
Oct 4, 2022 2:31 PM CDT
ABA president calls on Senate to support Respect for Marriage Act
ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross is calling on members of the U.S. Senate to vote for the Respect for Marriage…
Sep 16, 2022 3:03 PM CDT
A Delaware judge has ruled that Cravath, Swaine & Moore is entitled to a $74.8 million shifted contingency fee in a lawsuit for damages following a failed merger.
Aug 29, 2022 12:53 PM CDT
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