Orrick, SJ Berwin In Merger Talks: Report

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has reportedly emerged as the top contender for a merger with SJ Berwin LLP, as the London-based firm continues its push for a U.S. partnership.

A group of SJ Berwin representatives traveled to Orrick's offices in New York on April 13 to continue talks about a possible combination of the two firms, The Lawyer reported Monday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the meeting.

One source told the publication that Orrick and SJ Berwin had had “two or three meetings” so far...
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