Greenebaum Doll & McDonald merging with Ind. firm

Louisville-based law firm Greenebaum Doll & McDonald plans to merge with Indiana-based firm Bingham McHale effective Jan. 2, the companies announced this week.

The new firm will be named Bingham Greenebaum Doll. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The firms said in a statement that the merger will help expand their presence throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

The merger "is one based on mutual respect and the desire to increase our influence," said Phillip D. Scott, chairman at Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, in the statement. "We will be expanding our geographic footprint and strengthening our knowledge base in areas such as governmental work and municipal bonding."

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald has 117 attorneys and 20 paralegals in offices in Lexington, Louisville and Frankfort, as well as Cincinnati. Bingham McHale has 130 attorneys and 11 paralegals in offices in Evansville, Indianapolis, Jasper and Vincennes, all in Indiana.