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The 7 Biggest Law Firm Mergers Of 2017

Law360, Grand Rapids (December 12, 2017, 2:59 PM EST) -- The major law firm mergers just kept coming in 2017, with Dentons, Norton Rose Fulbright and Womble Carlyle each bolting on hundreds of attorneys through tie-ups, and the legal industry as a whole experiencing 95 combinations as of Dec. 6, according to one count.

Even before concluding, 2017 has already surpassed each of the past 10 years in terms of merger volume — measured by the number of mergers announced involving at least one U.S. law firm — according to a count by law firm management consultant Altman Weil Inc. The industry's 95 tie-ups so far this year have bested the...

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