Dinsmore's Misha Rabinowitch Discusses Legal Combination Landscape One Year After Significant Merger in Indiana

January 20, 2022Quotes & Mentions
Indiana Lawyer

Marking the one-year anniversary of Dinsmore's merger with Wooden McLaughlin that resulted in the opening of three offices across Indiana, Misha Rabinowitch, the office managing partner in Indianapolis and Bloomington, spoke with the Indiana Lawyer. An excerpt is below.

The combination of Wooden McLaughlin and Dinsmore & Shohl has been described as being one of the largest mergers between two domestic-only law firms during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Misha Rabinowitch .. said that although there’s been some movement among partners or groups of partners in Indiana, there’s not been many larger-scale combinations like theirs in the Hoosier State’s law firm M&A market since the pandemic hit.

“Some of that might be due to the timing,” Rabinowitch said. “We started our discussions prior to the pandemic. But I also attribute that to the fact that we found the right cultural fit.”


Rabinowitch said he thinks Indiana’s legal landscape will see more movement in the M&A market in the coming year.

“Coming out of the pandemic, I think it does take more time for these transitions to mature. They don’t happen overnight,” he said. “It will take some time, but I think we will see some activity."

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