Year Ends On High Note For Law Firm Tie-Ups

Law360, New York (December 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- New Year's Eve has brought rumors of more law firm marriages to come as firms big and small struggle to ride out the economic downturn, though it remains to be seen whether cash-strong outfits will be able to continue to scoop up their financially downtrodden peers at the same pace as 2008.

The latest buzz in the legal merger arena involves Texas powerhouse Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP, which is reportedly in talks to swallow up intellectual property boutique Morgan & Finnegan LLP, according to...
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