Akerman Close To Merging With WolfBlock: Report

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Akerman Senterfitt is reportedly close to finalizing a merger with Philadelphia-based WolfBlock LLP, a move that would fall in line with the firm's aggressive growth in recent years outside its native Florida.

Akerman's executive committee could soon vote on the deal to combine with WolfBlock, a 300-attorney firm with offices throughout the Northeast, according to a news report Friday in the Daily Business Review.

Merger talks between the firms have been under way for weeks, but WolfBlock's unfunded pension plan has become a sticking point in...
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