Firms Circling Heller Ehrman Practices: Report

Law360, New York (September 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The vultures are beginning to circle around Heller Ehrman LLP, according to media reports.

Legal daily the Recorder reported Monday that Winston & Strawn LLP, Baker & McKenzie and Mayer Brown — all three of which have failed to seal a merger with the San Francisco-based firm in recent months — are poking around at various practices and parts of Heller Ehrman.

All of the firms involved declined to comment.

The report added that Heller Ehrman was expecting to hear whether the other firms were interested...
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