Our firm is a 22 attorney firm located in Pittsburgh. While we represent both individuals and businesses our focus is on small business representation. During the past few years we have come upon hard times. We have lost several partners and a couple of business clients and we have a few partners coming up for retirement over the next few years. Several of our senior partners have suggested that we might be a merger candidate for a large law firm. What are your thoughts?
Don't count on a larger law firm coming to your rescue unless:
Unless the above ingredients are in place the firm may not be a suitable candidate for merger or it might find that the larger firm cherry picks some of the key partners off one by one.
John W. Olmstead, MBA, Ph.D, CMC