Burr & Forman Boosts Presence In Carolinas With McNair Buy

By Sam Reisman (November 1, 2018, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Burr & Forman LLP will dramatically expand its footprint in the southeastern U.S. by absorbing Carolinas-based McNair Law Firm PA in a tie-up that will become effective Jan. 1, the firms announced Thursday.

The acquisition will add 84 attorneys to Burr & Forman, creating a combined headcount of more than 350 lawyers in 19 offices.

The announcement caps off a period of dramatic expansion for the Alabama-headquartered firm, which was one of a handful of firms that saw double-digit headcount growth in 2016 despite not having a merger, according to a Law360 analysis.

"This is the largest event we've had," Burr...

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