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Edwards Wildman and Locke Lord set to combine

Fellow US firm Cooley plans London office takeover

Dallas-bred Locke Lord and Boston’s Edwards Wildman Palmer became the latest US duo to announce plans to merge last month, as consolidation continues in the US national market. The news emerges as California firm Cooley prepares to launch in London, potentially taking on a major proportion of Edwards Wildman’s City team in the process.