Dewey, Orrick Merger Would Create Strong Securities Practice

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- If the merger between Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Dewey Ballantine LLP is approved by both firms’ partnerships, the new firm stands to boast a significantly improved securities litigation practice group.

Following the trend of law firm consolidation, the two firms disclosed on Wednesday that they are in talks to merge.

Orrick’s practice handles accounting firm representation, stock exchange regulatory proceedings, corporate governance, crisis management, derivative suits, internal investigations, mergers and acquisitions litigation, Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and enforcement, securities class actions and white...
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