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October 7, 2019

Dawson & Associates sold to Cincinnati firm

Dawson & Associates LLC, a workers’ compensation boutique firm, has been acquired by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. The move doubles Dinsmore’s workers’ compensation group in the Columbus area. Dinsmore now has 79 total attorneys in Columbus, and the firm is already the seventh-largest in the city....

By Jayne Gest

October 7, 2019

Cohen & Grigsby to combine with Dentons US, Bingham Greenebaum

Dentons US, Bingham Greenebaum and Cohen & Grigsby have proposed a combination and new partnership, with the goal of building national law firm capable of serving clients from coast to coast as well as around the world. The transaction would make it the 10th largest law firm in the U.S....

By Jayne Gest

October 7, 2019

LegalSifter raises $1.2M seed round

LegalSifter Inc. raised $1.20 million of Seed 1C funding from undisclosed investors on Oct. 2, 2019, according to PitchBook, putting the company’s post-money valuation at $16.2 million....

By Jayne Gest

September 18, 2019

NextChapter sold to Fastcase

Fastcase, a Washington D.C. legal publisher, has acquired NextChapter, the Columbus startup that creates cloud-based bankruptcy software for attorneys and paralegals. Fastcase plans to invest in NextChapter to create products that integrate legal research, dockets and news, for bankruptcy and beyond....

By Jayne Gest

August 30, 2019

Taft Agrees To Merger Deal With Briggs And Morgan

Taft Stettinius & Hollister has agreed to merge with Briggs and Morgan, creating a firm under the Taft name of more than 600 lawyers spanning 12 offices across the U.S. The merger will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020....

By Mark Scott

June 5, 2019

Houston law firm merges into Babst Calland

Babst Calland is merging in attorneys of The Chambers Law Firm of Houston and opening a new office to better serve the oil and gas industry....

By Jayne Gest

March 28, 2019

4 reasons you need an M&A lawyer

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, dealmaking involves sharing some of your company’s most confidential information with the other side. Ulmer & Berne’s Howard Groedel explains how experienced legal counsel can guide you through the M&A process....

By Mark Scott