The New Merger will serve a Balanced Portfolio
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge and Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon will merge as of 1st October, 2011. The new firm will be called Edwards Wildman Palme, consisting of 650 lawyers and 14 offices. Edwards Angell has an expertise in corporate and IP matters, while Wildman's strength is in litigation. Thus the merger will mesh well especially for private equity and venture capital clients. Wildman and Edward's practice is very complementary to each other. This merger will serve as a balanced portfolio of practices to offer clients. Both the firms are in talks with some partners about reassignments and relocations.