Orrick and Hölters & Elsing agree to merge

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Hölters & Elsing (Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten) announced today that the partnerships of both firms have agreed to merge. The partners of Hölters & Elsing and Orrick voted in favor of the merger of their two firms with the effect that Orrick will operate in Germany as Orrick Hölters & Elsing. At the outset, the combined firm will have 55 lawyers in three offices in Germany. The firm will have 1,100 lawyers -- over 250 throughout Europe alone -- in 21 offices across Asia, Europe and North America. Over one-third of the firm's lawyers will work outside North America.

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