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Law Firm Mergers Impacted by Covid-19 in 2020 but Expected to Rebound in 2021

Law firm merger activity was significantly down in 2020, which saw the fewest mergers since 2010, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates. In 2020, Fairfax Associates tracked 41 completed mergers (meaning the effective date of the merger occurred during 2020), with nine occurring in the fourth quarter.

Law Firm Mergers Decline in the First Half of 2020

The number of law firm mergers in the first half of 2020 is down from the same period in 2019, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates. The second quarter typically sees a low number of mergers, and 2020 followed historical trends.