Law firms Squire Sanders, Patton Boggs combine to form one of world’s largest

June 2, 2014

Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs have agreed to combine their law firms, creating a new firm called Squire Patton Boggs.

Squire Sanders has an office in Columbus.

The new Washington, D.C.-based firm will include 1,600 lawyers working from 45 offices in 21 countries around the world.

This places the firm among the top 25 firms globally in terms of lawyer head count and eighth by number of countries, based on the American Lawyer 2013 Global 100.

The merger is effective this week, the law firms said in a statement.