Orrick and Buckley law firms merge, creating 1,150 law firms

Summary Company Legal Office San Francisco-based Orrick and Washington, DC-based Buckley are integrated The merger adds to a growing number of 2023 mergers between the two major law firms. (Reuters) – U.S. law firms Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Buckley plan to merge in a deal they expect to close by the end of the … Read more

Top M&A lawyers at Jones Day have left the law firm for Davis Polk

(Reuters) – The head of mergers and acquisitions practice at U.S. law firm Jones Day, which was the lead adviser on nearly $50 billion in global M&A transactions last year, is leaving with Davis, Polk & Wardwell. James Dougherty, a Jones Day partner since 2008, will become a partner in Davis Polk’s New York office, … Read more