McElroy Deutsch, Pepe & Hazard Mull Merger

Law360, New York (December 4, 2009, 5:45 PM EST) -- McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP and Pepe & Hazard LLP are discussing a possible merger to create a regional firm that will compete in a changing legal marketplace, a source at Pepe & Hazard revealed Friday.

The two organizations have been in merger talks since the summer, although plans for a combination are not yet complete, said David Urbanik, the firm's executive director, confirming news that was first reported in the Connecticut Law Tribune.

“There's a strong mutual interest from both firms in concluding the...
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