Squire Sanders To Merge With UK's Hammonds

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 6:45 PM EST) -- Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP and U.K.-based Hammonds LLP announced on Monday that their partners had agreed to merge, creating a global powerhouse and becoming the latest firms to embrace a trans-Atlantic tie-up.

With 1,275 lawyers in 37 offices across 17 countries and $625 million in anticipated revenue, the combined firm will be among the 25 largest global legal practices once the merger becomes effective on Jan. 1, according to the announcement.

Although the combined firm will bear the Squire Sanders & Dempsey name, it will...
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