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US law firm mergers boom in 2009

Feb 1, 2009 In the first quarter of 2009, law firm merger activity has gained pace in the US. About 20 mergers nationwide are expected to close. Southern law firms recently moved into the focus of attention. Last year's merger…

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Smith Moore LLP set for merger with Leatherwood

Jul 21, 2008 Smith Moore LLP, a 130-attorney firm with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, N.C., and Atlanta, will join operations with Leatherwood, which has more than 50 attorneys, to form Smith Moore Leatherwood…

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Chadbourne & Parke launches in Brazil

Jun 6, 2008 Chadbourne & Parke has confirmed that it is to follow its recent opening in Mexico with an office launch in Brazil. As According to The Lawyer, the firm has confirmed that it was working towards a launch in Sao Paulo…

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Brazil Law Firms to Boost Hiring Amid Merger Boom

Mar 23, 2008 Brazilian law firms specializing in mergers and acquisitions may hire 15 percent to 20 percent more lawyers in 2008 to deal with a wave of corporate takeovers, said Paulo Cezar Aragao of Barbosa, Mussnich & Aragao…

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