The 6 Biggest Law Firm Mergers Of 2018

Law360 (December 14, 2018, 4:43 PM EST) -- The legal sector was rocked by announcements of six massive law firm mergers in 2018, adding to a string of behemoth combinations over the past decade that many believe are leading to the consolidation of the industry into a handful of giants.

Of the 100 total law firm tie-ups announced so far in 2018 involving at least one U.S. law firm, six were truly massive, according to data compiled by consulting firm Altman Weil, in that the smaller of the two firms in the combination exceeded 100 attorneys. This year's tally brings the total number of law firm mergers of that...

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