Merger To Create 330-Atty Ohio Firm

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 5:47 PM EST) -- Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP will merge with Columbus, Ohio, firm Chester Willcox & Saxbe LLP at the start of 2012, creating a firm of more than 330 attorneys that also increases Taft's footprint in the state's capital, the firm said Wednesday.

The new firm, which will carry the Taft name, will feature a Columbus office with 42 attorneys — 30 from Chester Willcox and 12 from Taft. The office will be led by David Johnson, who has led Taft's Columbus operations since 1983, and Chester...
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