Dewey, Orrick Merger To Boost Bankruptcy Practices

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- If the merger between Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Dewey Ballantine LLP is approved by both firms’ partnerships, the combined firm will boast a powerful bankruptcy and restructuring practice group.

Following the trend of law firm consolidation, the two firms disclosed on Wednesday that they were in talks to merge.

Both firms’ bankruptcy practice groups boast impressive resumes.

Orrick represented Potomac Electric Power Co. in litigation with debtor power generator Mirant Corp., Shook & Fletcher Insulation Co. in its reorganization, MacArthur Co. in litigation resolving...
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