Bingham's Finances, Partner Exits May Dash Merger Hopes

Law360, New York (July 18, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Bingham McCutchen LLP may have trouble finding a merger partner, despite reportedly engaging in talks with Winston & Strawn LLP and Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, because of the firm's rare capital model, its rash of partner departures and the perception that rocky finances have prompted Bingham to shop itself widely, experts told Law360.

While few voiced surprise that Bingham is looking for a tie-up — the Boston-based firm has leapt up the market in both size and prestige through a series of deals since the late 1990s — a recent leadership overhaul amid partner disruption and falling revenue point to...

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