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December 2019 – Two Rival Political Law Powerhouses Merge as Olson Remcho

Cheryl Miller, The Recorder – “The thought of a merger has always been flirted with,” said Richard Rios, managing partner of Olson Hagel & Fishburn, merging with Remcho Johansen & Purcell. Subscription required.

November 2019 – Midwest Mania? What’s Behind the Biggest Law Firm Mergers of 2019

David Thomas, The American Lawyer – The geography may stand out, but the business pressures driving a flurry of midwest mergers are familiar to law firms everywhere. Subscription required.

November 2019 – Law Firm Revenues Rise as Demand Accelerates, Citi Reports

Gretta Rusanow, The American Lawyer – The first nine months of 2019 saw 5.1% revenue growth for a sample of 190 law firms. Subscription required.

November 2019 – Two of Philadelphia’s Oldest, Largest Law Firms Engaged in Separate Merger Talks

Jeff Blumenthal, Philadelphia Business Journal – Both firms, formed in the 19th century, are negotiating with firms in Atlanta and Minneapolis respectively and would create combined firms with more than 1,000 lawyers each. Subscription required.

November 2019 – Consider This: Nearly Half of the Am Law 200 Have at Least 1 Texas Office 

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys, Texas Lawyer – Big firms are moving into Texas at an accelerating pace, with Am Law 200 firms planting 20 flags in Texas in 2018 alone. Subscription required.

October 2019 – Law Firm M&A Takes Off in 3Q – But Not in Pittsburgh 

Patty Tascarella, Pittsburgh Business Times – After a sluggish first half, law firm mergers and acquisitions accelerated in the third quarter and could top the national record set in 2018, but there’s been just one deal by a Pittsburg-based firm so far this year. Subscription required.

April 2019 – The Am Law 100 Reached New Heights, Driven by Nearly Universal Growth 

Dan Packel, The American Lawyer – Revenue grew at an 8 percent clip, and growth was more evenly balanced throughout the Am Law 100 than in recent years. Subscription required.