Edwards & Angell and Palmer & Dodge rushed to the merger altar five months after the idea was floated. That was the easy part. The firms then spent the next year smoothing out bumps in the new relationship. On the first anniversary of the merger, the co-managing partners at the 538-lawyer Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge reflected on changes since the merger. "Lawyers speculate whether size of the firm matters," said co-managing partner Terrence Finn. "We've come to the conclusion that it does."
A 'Leap of Faith' Merger, One Year Later
The National Law Journal
November 9, 2006