June 01, 2006 – Newark, NJ, June 1, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – McCarter & English, LLP announced the completion of its combination with Boston’s 64-lawyer Gadsby Hannah LLP.
Now with 430 lawyers in eight Northeast Corridor offices, McCarter & English offers significantly expanded regional coverage and increased depth and breadth of services to the clients of both firms. The expansion follows the highly successful 2003 addition of 30 lawyers from Connecticut’s Cummings & Lockwood.
“We welcome and look forward to working with this distinguished group of lawyers,” said Andrew T. Berry, McCarter’s Chairman. “We’ve watched them for a long time and believe that the quality of their work and the range of their practices is an excellent fit and will greatly benefit all of our clients.”
“McCarter’s geographic and industry reach offer us a wonderful platform for expanding our scope,” said Leonard Lewin, formerly Chairman of Gadsby Hannah’s Executive Committee.
Founded in 1963 by a former Chairman of the SEC, Gadsby Hannah has counseled businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, investment firms, and financial institutions in numerous industries, including higher education, emerging growth, hospitality, infrastructure, and technology.
Bridget Maguire, of Maguire Consulting in New York City, introduced Gadsby Hannah to McCarter and represented the Firm in connection with searching for opportunities in Boston.
McCarter & English, LLP established more than 160 years ago, has offices in Boston, MA; Hartford and Stamford, CT; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Wilmington, DE; and Baltimore, MD.