Troutman Sanders will merge with a 100-lawyer Washington, D.C., firm, Ross, Dixon & Bell, gaining offices on the West Coast and in Chicago. The deal, effective Jan. 1, will make Troutman Sanders a 750-lawyer firm, with about 1,700 total employees. Troutman's chairman, Robert W. Webb Jr., said the merger will double the size of the firm's Washington office, from 58 to 105 attorneys. This is Troutman's third major combination with another firm in seven years.
Troutman Sanders Merges With D.C. Firm
June 26, 2008