Goldberg Thompson Merges with Cox & Palmer in Halifax

February 11, 2010

Cox & Palmer and local firm Goldberg Thompson will merge their law practices in Halifax, effective May 1, 2010.

“We are excited about this growth opportunity for our Halifax practice,” said Danny Gallivan, Chief Executive Officer of Cox & Palmer and Nova Scotia Managing Partner. “The demand for our services is strong and it’s natural for us to augment our team with experienced and talented individuals who share our client service ethos.”

“We are delighted to be joining forces with Cox & Palmer,” said Victor Goldberg, co-founder, Goldberg Thompson. "Cox & Palmer is the perfect fit for us as our firms share common values and aspirations. This merger means we can offer our clients a broader range of legal services while benefiting from the operational economies of scale associated with combined support structures such as marketing, technology, training and administration.”

The merger enables the Cox & Palmer office in Halifax to better service clients in such areas as business law, bankruptcy, litigation, real estate and wills & estate planning.

Goldberg Thompson will relocate from its Brunswick Street premises and join Cox & Palmer at Tower I, Purdy’s Wharf. 

About Cox & Palmer Cox & Palmer is the product of the merger in 2007 of two distinguished Atlantic region firms, Cox Hanson O’Reilly Matheson and Patterson Palmer. Cox & Palmer has over 170 lawyers across offices in Charlottetown, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, St. John’s and Summerside.

About Goldberg ThompsonFounded in Halifax in 1978 Goldberg Thompson has been serving the legal needs of local, regional and national clients for over 30 years. Goldberg Thompson refers to itself as ‘an uncommon law firm’ for its commitment to personalized service.

For information, contact: Valerie Eddy | Regional Marketing & Communications Manager
(902) 491-4231 |