Eversheds and Foley & Lardner nix merger talks

November 10, 2015 A little over a week ago, reports suggested that Eversheds and Foley & Lardner were in talks regarding a merger, with Eversheds considering Milwaukee-based Foley as a primary match for its sought-after merger.

It appears now that Foley & Lardner has ended further discussions about a potential merger with the UK-based law firm.

Eversheds' partnership indicated to its leadership last June that it would give considerable support to a merger with a US firm. The firm's leadership followed the mandate and narrowed its search recently to two firms in the US, including Foley & Lardner, which is preferred as a merger partner.

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