Dentons Eyes Patton Boggs Merger Amid Squire Sanders Talks

Law360, New York (March 31, 2014, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Dentons made a recent merger offer to the struggling Patton Boggs LLP, and the proposed deal is still on the table despite Patton Boggs' ongoing talks to be absorbed by Squire Sanders LLP, according to Dentons' chief executive.

“We hold Patton Boggs in very high regard and we did indeed make a serious overture to them,” Dentons Global Chief Executive Officer Elliott Portnoy told Law360 on Monday. “We continue to have a high degree of interest.”

Portnoy declined to comment on terms of the offer. The...
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