completed law firm mergers
Over the course of our history, Mark Schulman and SPS have helped facilitate some of the largest mergers and acquisitions of law firms in Chicago.
SPS helped Polsinelli PC, a premier Kansas City firm, acquire Nashar & Shea LLC, a Chicago-based corporate, finance, and real-estate firm. Polsinelli became the only Kansas City firm with a Chicago office.
SPS assisted with the merger of Thompson Coburn LLP, a leading St. Louis based firm, with Fagel & Haber LLC, a Chicago-based full-service firm, to create one of the Midwest’s leading law firms.
SPS facilitated the merger of Husch Blackwell Sanders with Welsh & Katz, creating a strong, full-service national firm, with superior depth and breadth in intellectual property law.
SPS opened the Chicago office of Akerman LLP with 7 partners from another law firm.
Today the firm has 50 partners in Chicago.
SPS launched the Chicago office of Hahn Loeser & Parks around a world-class IP litigation group.
SPS helped open the Chicago office of White & Case around through the acquisition of a high-end private equity practice.
SPS helped open the Chicago office of Cooley, LLP around the acquisition of a high end transactional and technology practice from another large international law firm.