Sunstein Merger Rejection Sparks Partner Shakeup

Law360, New York (July 21, 2009, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Intellectual property boutique Bromberg & Sunstein has been renamed Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP after two partners, including a name partner, resigned due to differences over whether the firm should merge with a larger outfit.

Lee Bromberg and Erik Belt announced their resignations from the Boston-based firm Tuesday and currently are "having lots of conversations" with larger firms, according to representative Karen Schwartzman.

Partner Bruce D. Sunstein said Bromberg and Belt thought the firm “should merge into a much bigger operation,” in opposition to the...
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