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Law firm mergers increase in Q1

Law firm merger activity increased slightly in 2023 relative to 2022, with increased activity in cross-border and large firm mergers, according to findings from the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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Law Firm Mergers Have a California Focus in Q3

Fairfax Associates tracked 11 completed mergers in the third quarter of 2023 (meaning the effective date of the merger occurred during Q3 2023), bringing the total completed mergers for the first three quarters of the year to 41.

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Mergers Pick Up in Q2

Law firm mergers are up year-to-date in 2023 compared to 2022, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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Law Firm Mergers Up in 2022

Law firm merger activity increased in 2022 relative to 2021, with a number of significant midsize mergers in the US but more limited cross-border activity than observed in previous years, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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Law Firm Mergers Up Since 2021

In the third quarter, law firm mergers tracked closely with Q2 results but reflect an increase in merger activity since 2021, with mergers involving small or boutique firms accounting for the bulk of activity, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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Mergers Pick Up in Q2

(Updated 4.1.22) It was a surprisingly quiet quarter for law firm mergers, despite several mergers announced in 2021 becoming effective in Q1 of 2022, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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Law firm mergers increase in Q1

Law firm merger activity increased slightly in 2023 relative to 2022, with increased activity in cross-border and large firm mergers, according to findings from the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

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