Haynes & Boone Merges With Calif. IP Boutique

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Texas-based Haynes and Boone LLP has expanded into California, swallowing intellectual property boutique MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP's Silicon Valley and Orange County offices.

With the 21 MacPherson Kwok attorneys and six patent professionals who joined the firm Feb. 2, Haynes and Boone boosted its ranks to nearly 550 lawyers in 12 offices worldwide.

David McCombs, firmwide chair of Haynes and Boone’s technology practice, told Law360 that the merger was “a natural extension of our long-term relationship with Alan MacPherson and his team.”

McCombs noted...
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