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15 Apr

Sign of the Times: Law Firm Merger Mania Continues

by: Astor Professional Search

2013 witnessed a record 88 law firm mergers, and the market shows no signs of slowing with law firms announcing 22 more mergers during the first three months of 2014.  While some mergers are certainly driven by strategic factors, as The Washington Post notes HERE,

Lawyers discussing contract or business agreement at law firm

“Law firms have been turning to consolidation as the demand for legal services is largely flat… Merging is one way firms can still show growth…”

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William Sugarman

William Sugarman is the president and founder of Astor Professional Search. He engages in the successful placement of attorneys with local, regional, and international law firms and corporations. Bill’s extensive legal and business development experience give Astor an edge over other legal recruiters nationwide. At the cornerstone of Bill’s strategic philosophy is providing the highest level of personalized attention to his clients and attorney candidates. This is also a key factor that separates Astor from other legal search firms, and it consistently delivers legal placements year after year.

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