The regional law firm of Womble Carlyle has relocated its Baltimore office to the Transamerica Building in downtown Baltimore.
The firm announced the move Monday, saying it has leased the entire 26th floor of Baltimore's tallest office tower for its 26-person office here, including 16 attorneys. A spokesman for the firm said its lease is for 15,767 square feet.
Womble Carlyle moved just a couple of blocks from its prior office at 250 W. Pratt St., the office building that's home to charm bracelet retailer Pandora's regional headquarters for the Americas.
"Womble Carlyle has been in downtown Baltimore for more than nine years, and this move assures that we will remain a key player — and great neighbor — in downtown," said David Hamilton, managing partner of the firm's Baltimore office, in a statement.
The business law firm, established in Winston-Salem, N.C., in 1876, has 550 lawyers in 15 offices across the Southeast plus San Francisco. It recently formed a global alliance with the firm Bond Dickinson of the United Kingdom.
"The M&A and transactions market definitely has picked up post-recession, and we believe we are strategically positioned to serve growing companies," Hamilton said.