News US & The Americas Law firms SJ Berwin managing partner to stand down ahead of potential merger By Margaret Taylor 10 August 2010 16:13 17 December 2015 16:04 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 11 August 2010 at 11:48 What this doesn’t say is whether he was jumped before he was pushed… It’s hard to imagine Proskauer wanting to carry a lame duck MP through the fag end of his tenure while trying to make out the new firm is an exciting, go-getting prospect. Reply Link Mr Hyerr 11 August 2010 at 15:48 A real loss for the firm, in my opinion. Reply Link Anonymous 11 August 2010 at 16:03 What of the senior partner? Surely if anybody were to be pushed as part of a merger it would be him? Reply Link Anonymous 11 August 2010 at 16:10 Here here. SP surely has to step down now. Reply Link A. Jinal 11 August 2010 at 17:13 I agree with Mr Hyerr – a loss for the firm. Reply Link Anonymous 11 August 2010 at 19:17 Come on guys, Blake is an absolute legend. Why would a newly merged firm not want someone of his stature? Reply Link Hugey 12 August 2010 at 09:16 What does ‘here here’ mean? if you’re going to snipe at least learn basic English first, you risible implement. Reply Link Anonymous 12 August 2010 at 15:23 There is always that one sorry martinet to ensure we are all commenting in the Queen’s English. Thank you, Hugey, for adding exactly zero to this thread. Cohen will, and should, be missed. Reply Link Hugey 12 August 2010 at 16:11 Struggling to see what you’ve added, to be fair. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.