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Akerman merger with Wolf Block on hold

Aug 8, 2008 The proposed merger of Akerman Senterfitt and Wolf Block is in limbo because of an undisclosed client conflict. A joint statement released by the law firms’ chairmen confirmed they are in merger talks, but it said…

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U.S. law firm layoffs pick up pace as economy slows

Mar 12, 2008 For the second year in a row, 460-lawyer Chicago firm Jenner & Block has axed equity partners. At least 10 partners have been told to give up their equity and some have been asked to leave. Last year, the firm stripped…

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