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28-Mar-2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – New Firm Will Emerge …

28-Mar-2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – New Firm Will Emerge as One of the Largest Law Firms in the Washington, D.C. Market; Joins Ranks Among Nation’s Top 20 Law Firms.

Partners at law firms Shaw Pittman LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop LLP have voted to approve their previously announced merger, clearing the way for the combination to take effect as soon as remaining conflicts are cleared. The new firm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP establishes a new legal brand among the American Lawyer Top 20 with approximately 900 attorneys in 16 international offices and annual billings of around $600 million.

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