Proskauer, SJ Berwin Halt Merger Talks

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 6:29 PM EST) -- After engaging in talks about a possible trans-Atlantic tie-up, Proskauer Rose LLP and London-based SJ Berwin LLP said Friday they had decided not to merge.

The announcement marked another setback in SJ Berwin’s search for a U.S. partnership.

“Our discussions began on the basis of a longstanding and profound mutual respect founded on outstanding lawyering ability, a commitment to client service, and synergistic practice capabilities,” the firms said in a joint statement Friday. “Our discussions end with the same profound respect, and with the greatest admiration...
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