Macquarie has used all sorts of law firms during the past couple of years, so A&O will be hoping that this is one relationship that lasts.
Meanwhile, Reed Smith chief Greg Jordan has been a busy bee. Late last year – just before pulling off the merger with Richards Butler – he told The Lawyer he wanted to boost Chicago, Texas and China. As we report today, Reed Smith is about to swallow up Chicago firm Sachnoff & Weaver.
We reckon it’s next stop Houston.