Bloomberg Law
June 1, 2017, 12:08 PM

Law Firms Strike Transatlantic Tie-Up

Casey Sullivan

In the latest sign that law firm tie-ups remain active and well, Southeast law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice and Bond Dickinson of the United Kingdom announced they are combining, effective October 1 2017.

Partners at both firms voted to approve the tie-up on Monday, formalizing a strategic alliance the firms struck in June of 2016.

The firms will go by Womble Bond Dickinson and staff more than 1,000 lawyers — including 420 partners — across eight offices in the UK and 15 offices in the United States.

The deal marks the 39th law firm merger or acquisition of 2017, according ...

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