Dewey, LeBoeuf Merger Creates $1B Giant

Law360, New York (August 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two large New York law firms have agreed to merge in a deal that would create a firm spanning 12 countries with 1,300 attorneys and revenues of about $1 billion.

The merger of Dewey Ballantine LLP and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP would likely take effect by October if it wins partner approval, the firms said in a joint release Monday.

The combined firm, which will be known as Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, will become the fifth largest firm in New York. It would also...
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