Orrick Stands To Improve Antitrust Practice With Merger

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP stands to significantly boost its antitrust practice by merging with Dewey Ballantine LLP, if both firms’ partnerships approve the merger.

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

Orrick does not have a formal antitrust practice, though dozens of Orrick attorneys do antitrust legal work.

Dewey’s antitrust and trade regulation practice is particularly strong, with experience representing the automotive, chemical, energy, investment banking, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, telecommunications and computer industries....
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