Boutique partners with Midwest-based law firm

Midwest-based law firm Lathrop & Gage will merge with Century City-based trial boutique Spillane Shaeffer Aronoff Bandlow, giving the former a coast-to-coast presence in the U.S.

Firm will have offices all over the Midwest, as well as Gotham and an affiliate in Washington, D.C.

Clients of SSAB, which specializes in the advertising, vidgame and media industries, include Sony Pictures Entertainment and NBC Universal. The partnership takes effect Jan. 1.

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