The invasion of the Northeast’s megafirms topped the state’s legal stories in 1999, a year that saw two venerable partnerships and dozens of smaller groups swept up in the tide of colonization.

From the purchase of Morristown’s 110-lawyer Shanley & Fisher by Philadelphia’s Drinker, Biddle & Reath to the defection of legions of lone lawyers, hardly a week passed without an announcement that a New York or Pennsylvania firm had gobbled up a partnership or a practice section.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]