Hogan-Lovells Deal Could Up Merger Pressure In US

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 7:31 PM EDT) -- As talk continues over a possible merger between Washington-based Hogan & Hartson LLP and the U.K.'s Lovells, legal experts say the deal, if it happens, may put pressure on other U.S. firms to consider similar marriages.

“I think there has been significant discussions ongoing among U.S. and U.K. firms over the last year,” said Gary Klein, founder and president of legal recruiting firm Klein Landau & Romm Inc. “The pressure to get serious about that is going to be intense if this merger takes place, because...
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