Making M&A Actually Work

Lots of ink has been spilled lately about how M&A activity in the legal sector has picked up. Let’s stipulate that’s true.  I for one believe it to be the case, and have been involved in more conversations along those lines in the last several...

2:1? 15:1? Or Another Answer Entirely?

A few days ago LegalWeek had a short piece announcing that: Hogan Lovells is set to offer marquee lateral hires above-lockstep pay deals as part of ambitious plans to dramatically expand its City M&A practice. The strategy is intended to underpin the firm’s...

RIP Proskauer/Berwins

As has been widely reported (for example, on law.com), Proskauer and SJ Berwin announced shortly before the weekend that they had called off their merger talks, which were originally disclosed over half a year ago. The predictably anodyne statement, issued jointly,...
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