The recent merger of two powerhouse U.S. law firms has created a Southeastern mega-firm, with a trio of offices in North Carolina.
Nexsen Pruet, based in the Carolinas, is joining forces with Alabama-based Maynard Cooper & Gale. The new firm – which will be known as Maynard Nexsen – will create a law firm with more than 550 lawyers in 23 offices across 10 states—including California, New York and Washington, D.C.
Maynard Nexsen will make its official debut on April 1.
“The merger combines two client-centered firms that will focus on further expansion in high-growth, high-opportunity markets, bolstered by the increased depth and breadth of client service offerings,” according to a press release from the firm.
“Maynard Nexsen is a merger of two thriving firms that share the same culture, vision, and commitment to excellence,” according to the firm’s press release. “With deep relationships and decades of experience in our respective markets, the firms fit together in a way that positions Maynard Nexsen for accelerated growth and collective success. At over 550 attorneys strong, Maynard Nexsen will elevate our service and value proposition for our clients through greater capabilities, expanded geographical reach, and deeper bench strength that will allow us to handle any matter.”
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Maynard Nexsen will have 23 offices in the following markets:
- Alabama: Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery
- California: Los Angeles, San Francisco
- Florida: Miami, Orlando
- Georgia: Atlanta
- Iowa: Des Moines
- New York: New York City
- North Carolina: Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh
- South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Hilton Head/Bluffton, Myrtle Beach
- Tennessee: Nashville
- Texas: Austin, Dallas
- Washington, D.C.
In addition to legal services, Maynard Nexsen will continue to own and operate the wholly-owned subsidiaries of Nexsen Pruet.
- NP Strategy is a 30-person strategic communications and public relations firm operating in three states.
- Nextra Solutions is an ediscovery and litigation technology support company.
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