Simmons, Mayer Brown Eye Merger: Report

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Simmons & Simmons and Mayer Brown LLP are reportedly considering a tie-up between the two law firms.

Simmons’ management sent an e-mail to partners late last week confirming that it is in “preliminary discussions” with the Chicago-based firm about a merger, according to a report Monday by TheLawyer.com.

Simmons has put the merger talks on the agenda of a partner meeting slated for this Friday, according to the report.

The combination of the firms would create a global turnover of about $1.5 billion, with more than...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.