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US law firms continue to merge at record pace

Apr 9, 2014 US aw firms continue to merge at a record pace, according to a new report from legal consulting group Altman Weil. Twenty-two firms announced mergers or acquisitions during the first quarter of 2014, and mergers…

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2013 breaks law firm merger record

Nov 26, 2013 2013 has been a record year for law firm mergers, with 78 mergers going ahead already, and a few more expected before the year is out. This year’s figures beat the previous record of 70 mergers in 2008, says the Am…

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US law firms on track for record year of mergers

Jul 15, 2013 US law firms are merging at a cracking pace, with 39 mergers announced in the first half of the year. The figures, published by Altman Weil MergerLine, put the industry on track for a record-breaking number of mergers…

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2013 set to be a big year for law firm mergers

May 23, 2013 The U.S. legal industry is set to see more law firm mergers in 2013 than in 2012 or 2011, if the first quarter numbers are anything to go by. According to a report by legal consultancy Altman Weil, 21 mergers were…

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Law firm consolidation proceeds in third quarter

Oct 4, 2012 Law firm consultants Altman Weil report that there were 14 law firm mergers and acquisitions in the United States in the third quarter, comprising four mergers and 10 acquisitions of small firms. “Law firms continue…

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US firms boost China presence

Apr 12, 2012 International law firms have significantly increased their presence in China over the past year, with the top 250 US firms bumping their headcount in China by 10 per cent in 2011, to 2,249 lawyers. Among US firms,

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GCs keep work in-house to save on costs

Oct 25, 2010 Legal consultants Altman Weil released their Chief Legal Officer Survey last week, reporting that 63 per cent of respondents increased their internal budgets from 2009 to 2010, while 29 per cent said that they planned…

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