Reports Suggest Heller Ehrman In Trouble

Law360, New York (September 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- International law firm Heller Ehrman LLP had no comment Tuesday after the Wall Street Journal speculated that recent failed merger talks and partner defections could have it “in its proverbial eleventh hour.” But a source who works for the firm said Tuesday that rumors of the firm's demise may have merit.

Merger talks involving Heller fell through for the second time in just over a month on Monday as Mayer & Brown LLP cited client and practice conflicts as it walked away from a deal....
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