The first quarter of the year brought 21 tie-ups between U.S. law firms, most coming from midsize firms taking on smaller shops with fewer than 25 attorneys, according to legal consultancy Altman Weil. At the current pace, mergers by year-end should surpass 2012's total of 60 combinations.
Law Firm Merger Activity Up in 2013, Report Says
The Am Law Daily
April 4, 2013