Squire Sanders Poaches Most Of Minter Ellison Perth

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 3:10 PM EDT) -- A majority of attorneys from the Perth, Australia office of Minter Ellison are in talks to join Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP in establishing the U.S.-based firm's first branch in the country, both firms announced Friday.

“The potential combination of Squire Sanders and partners from Minter Ellison Perth would add to our capabilities and developing practice in Asia, with Perth providing a key hub for services to the region’s growing economies,” Squire Sanders CEO James J. Maiwurm said Friday.

Fifteen of Minter Ellison Perth's 19 partners...
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