Suitors emerge for US firm's 13-lawyer City base ahead of January closure
Clyde & Co and DAC Beachcroft are in the running to take on Sedgwick’s London office, after the US firm announced that it will close for business early next year. The London office, which houses 13 lawyers, including six partners, operates as a separate limited liability partnership to the US arm of the firm.
Sedgwick’s decision to wind down operations after nearly 85 years in business is already leading to speculation about where the firm’s remaining partners will restart their practices. This premium content is locked forThe American Lawyer subscribers only. Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to The American Lawyer content,5 free articles* across the ALM Network every 30 days,Exclusive access to other free ALM publicationsAnd exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications.
San Francisco-based Sedgwick will be shuttering its operations in early January, the nearly 85-year-old Am Law 200 firm said in a statement Tuesday. “We have concluded that the best way to allow our lawyers to continue providing great service to our clients is by ceasing operations and moving to other excellent law firms,” said the firm in a statement.
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