On October 15, Am Law 100 firm Cooley announced that is acquiring former Am Law 200 firm Dow Lohnes's Washington, D.C., office and the 54 lawyers who work there. In the wake of the announcement, sibling publication The National Law Journal sat down with Cooley CEO Joe Conroy, Ryan Naftulin, the partner-in-charge of the firm's Washington office, and Dow Lohnes managing partner John Byrnes to talk about the circumstances that led to the merger, how the two firms expect to blend their respective cultures, and what the tie-up means for Cooley's place in Washington's legal market.
Q&A: Cooley, Dow Lohnes Leaders Discuss Firms' Merger
The Am Law Daily
October 18, 2013