Kelley Drye, Collier Shannon confirm tie-up

New York-based Kelley Drye & Warren and Washington DC’s Collier Shannon Scott have confirmed their merger. Collier chairman Paul Rosenthal will be managing partner of the new firm’s DC office and two of Collier’s 82 lawyers will join the new firm’s national management board. Rosenthal said profit per equity partner would not fall in the first year. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 23 February