Alston & Bird Nears Merger With Weston Benshoof

Law360, New York (July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Atlanta-based law firm Alston & Bird LLP has set its sights on the West Coast, inching towards a merger with Los Angeles firm Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava and MacCuish LLP.

The proposed merger, confirmed by a Weston Benshoof representative on Monday, would add 80 West Coast attorneys to Alston's current 800. With offices in Los Angeles and Ventura County, Weston Benshoof specializes in litigation, real estate and environmental law.

Founded in 1984, the firm provides integrated legal services to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to...
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