Legal Mergers Stay Hot As 2 Western Firms Link Up

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- An active firm merger market got busier on Wednesday with the announcement of a substantial Western tie-up between Phoenix-based Lewis and Roca LLP and Denver stalwart Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP.

The merged firm, which will be known as Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, will become official Sept. 1, following a unanimous partnership vote at both firms on Tuesday night, firm leaders said. The combination will create a 250-lawyer firm with nine offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New ‎Mexico and Wyoming.

Rothgerber Chairman Frederick Baumann, who will...
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