Boston, MA, November 11, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Edwards & Angell LLP and Palmer & Dodge LLP today announced the completion of their merger and that they are now operating as Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP.
The merger places the new firm squarely within the AmLaw 100 ranking of national law firms, with 520 attorneys, 9 offices and 20 practice areas. Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge is led by Terrence Finn and Charles DeWitt as co-managing partners, both based in Boston, MA, and by an integrated Executive Committee, with representatives across the firm’s offices.
“We are gratified by the enthusiasm and determination that all of our people have shown since announcing the merger,” Mr. Dewitt said. “We have brought together the best, most talented professionals who share values and philosophies to create an emerging legal powerhouse with the depth, experience and expertise to meet the business needs of leading companies and institutions.”
“Since announcing the merger on September 29th we have had overwhelmingly positive responses from our clients and the broader legal community,” according to Mr. Finn. “Now that we have completed the merger, we are ready to meet the needs of our local, national and international clients through industry-focused teams of diverse legal experts, partner engagement at every level of the client relationship and industry-leading practice areas.”
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge has offices in Boston, MA; Providence, RI; Hartford and Stamford, CT; New York City, NY; Short Hills, NJ; Wilmington, DE; and Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, FL.
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge offers a full array of legal services to clients worldwide, with a special industry-based focus in the Financial Services, Insurance and Reinsurance, Life Sciences, Education, Airport, Technology and Private Equity/Venture Capital sectors. Whether the legal issue involves complex securities, high stakes litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property, real estate development, public finance, estate planning and fiduciary services, tax, or other legal services, our extensive business knowledge of these industry segments makes us value-added members of the client’s team. For additional information visit www.eapdlaw.com.