Legal News Media Covers CFDB-Prendergast Layden Merger

February 8, 2023

The recent merger between Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres and Prendergast Layden has been mentioned across multiple legal news outlets, as part of a broader conversation about the trend of boutique law firm consolidation.

The firm was prominently featured in a piece for The American Lawyer in which partners Drew Beres and Michael Layden discussed how the current economic landscape and a desire to broaden both firms’ litigation capabilities drove the decision to merge.

In an article for Law360, partner Richard Prendergast commented on the merger, saying, “This combination enables us to more fully support our growing client base in managing risk, achieving positive results in litigation, and, ultimately, growing their businesses.”

Other outlets that discussed the merger include Above the Law, Reuters, and JDJournal.

Read the full article in The American Lawyer here.
Read the Law360 article here.
Read the Above the Law article here.
Read the Reuters article here.
Read the JDJournal articles here and here.