Carlton Fields Merges With Jorden Burt In 370-Atty Tie-Up

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Carlton Fields PA and Jorden Burt LLP said Tuesday the two firms will merge as part of a strategy to consolidate their platforms in class action defense and high-stakes litigation, creating a firm with more than 370 attorneys and consultants and 10 offices in Florida and along the East Coast.

The agreement, which was entered on Monday, is expected to take effect at the beginning of 2014. After the merger, the combined firm will use the name Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, but the name will likely...
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