After months of speculation, the partners at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP voted Nov. 14 to admit 227 partners from Bingham McCutchen LLP, almost three-fourths of Bingham’s partners.
In a statement, Morgan Lewis said it will have close to 2,000 lawyers in 28 offices after the Bingham contingent arrives later this month. The new partners will make Morgan Lewis one of the biggest worldwide.
A spokesman, Elliott Frieder, declined to comment on the moves.
Making the Move.
Morgan Lewis currently has close to 1,400 lawyers. It appears that about 400 associates and counsel will also be joining along with the ...