Bloomberg Law
Dec. 23, 2019, 9:50 AM

Decade of Dissolution: The Top Law Firm Failures of the 2010s

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

The 2010s have been fraught with challenges for firms. The decade began in the aftermath of the Great Recession, which helped push a few firms to the brink.

But there were plenty of other problems that caused firms to perish in the past ten years, such as mismanagement, over-extension, and over-expansion.

If anything has become certain over the last decade it’s that no law firm is too big to fail. Here are some of the biggest firms to crash and burn:

Howrey. Founded in 1956 in Washington, Howrey specialized in antitrust litigation. At its peak it had $573 million in ...

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