Bryan Cave & Holme Roberts Said To Have Plans For A Potential Tie-Up
Bryan Cave and Holme Roberts & Owen are in talks about a potential merger. The managing partner of Holme, Randall Miller, has plans to restructure the firm that followed a few high-profile partner defections and staff layoffs. Holme, a 175-lawyer firm is eager to strengthen its profile nationwide. Meanwhile, Bryan Cave was facing a drop in its gross revenue with almost 3 percent in 2010 to $539.5 million, while profits per partner rose 14.6 percent to $705,000. Bryan Cave and partners have laid off nearly 100 employees in the past year.