Simmons, Mayer Brown Eye Merger: Report

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Simmons & Simmons and Mayer Brown LLP are reportedly considering a tie-up between the two law firms.

Simmons’ management sent an e-mail to partners late last week confirming that it is in “preliminary discussions” with the Chicago-based firm about a merger, according to a report Monday by

Simmons has put the merger talks on the agenda of a partner meeting slated for this Friday, according to the report.

The combination of the firms would create a global turnover of about $1.5 billion, with more than...
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