Things looking up on the M&A front

There haven't been this many deals since 2005, and the work is spilling over into antitrust practices.

, The National Law Journal


After a few years of hard times for Washington attorneys who handle mergers and acquisitions, the practice may have turned the corner. The M&A practices at major firms, which suffered in the wake of the financial crisis, have seen an increase in activity during the latter part of 2012 — which in turn has led to an increase in work for antitrust attorneys advocating those deals.

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Originally appeared in print as Cash-rich companies driving M&A work

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