Eckert, Sterns Merger Shows Boots On Ground Key In NJ

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC's recent merger with Trenton, N.J.-based Sterns & Weinroth PC isn't part of a mad rush of firms to the state, but it does show that serving clients connected to key industries such as life sciences, health care and gaming can require a physical presence in the Garden State.

Pittsburgh-headquartered Eckert Seamans made a “client-driven decision” to expand into New Jersey, according to firm CEO Timothy P. Ryan. Its inroads not only include its absorption of the 24-attorney firm specializing in...
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