Squire Patton Boggs – what does the merger mean for lawyers in London and Europe?

Squire Patton Boggs – what does the merger mean for lawyers in London and Europe?

Effective on 1 June, the merger between 39-office firm Squire Sanders and 330-lawyer Washington outfit Patton Boggs will bring together the larger firm’s global platform with Patton Boggs’ white collar expertise in the US, but what will it mean for lawyers in London and Europe? Continue reading “Squire Patton Boggs – what does the merger mean for lawyers in London and Europe?”

Squire Sanders reveals almost flat US turnover and profits as Patton Boggs talks ongoing

Squire Sanders has unveiled largely flat 2013 results in the US, with revenue at the top 15 LB100 firm, which is still in merger talks with Washington’s Patton Boggs, nudging up just 0.1% to $775m. Continue reading “Squire Sanders reveals almost flat US turnover and profits as Patton Boggs talks ongoing”

US merger talks: Patton Boggs and Squire Sanders confirm ‘early’ discussions

Washington-based Patton Boggs and transatlantic top 40 Global 100 firm Squire Sanders are in preliminary merger talks, the firms confirmed to Legal Business today (27 February), with a view to creating a 1,700-lawyer firm with 45 offices across 22 countries.

The confirmation, which comes after widespread reports of the talks across the US legal and financial media yesterday (26 February), stressed that ‘discussions are in very early stages, and there is no assurance that a combination will be completed.’ Continue reading “US merger talks: Patton Boggs and Squire Sanders confirm ‘early’ discussions”