Philadelphia law firm Pepper Hamilton is in merger talks with Atlanta’s Troutman Sanders law firm. reported the merger and Pepper Hamilton confirmed through Twitter that it is engaged in discussions with Troutman Sanders.

According to, Troutman, which ranks at No. 68 in the Am Law 100 with 2018 revenue of $521.5 million, has about 650 lawyers in 12 U.S. offices, while Pepper Hamilton, which ranks at No. 105 on the Am Law 200, has about 450 lawyers in 14 offices and reported gross revenue of $334 million last year.

Both firms have large offices in New York and Washington, as well as several locations in California: Orange County for both firms, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley for Pepper Hamilton and San Diego and San Francisco for Troutman.