Ice Miller to merge with Ohio's SZD, creating one of largest firms in US
An AM LAW 200 law firm Ice Miller LLP , is merging with fourth largest Columbus, Ohio-based law firm Schottenstein Zox and Dunn Co. This agreement will be effective from January 1, 2012. The combined firm will operate as Ice Miller LLP with 314 lawyers. It will have offices in Indianapolis, Columbus, Chicago, Cleveland, DuPage County, Illinois and Washington, DC. SZD has an expertise in handling complex business transactions and high-stakes commercial litigation. It serves the legal needs of many governmental organizations throughout Ohio. Ice Miller is renowned for its practices in municipal finance, employee benefits, private equity, and other business transactions. It also handles complex litigation, real estate and public affairs. Each firm offers a full range of legal services, together with labor and employment, creditors' rights, and intellectual property.