Template:Defunct law firms of the United States

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The purpose of this template is to collate the various defunct US law firms to date, into a single template. Furthermore, it is helpfully divided into firms that have collapsed (through dissolution or winding up) and firms that have merged into other entities.
This template will be of great use in unifying the 47 odd articles of the Category:Defunct law firms of the United States. As such, approval will be greatly assist readers of those articles and those interested in law firms in general. Initial visibility

To set the template's initial visibility, the |state= parameter may be used:

  • |state=collapsed: {{Defunct law firms of the United States|state=collapsed}} to show the template collapsed, i.e., hidden apart from its title bar
  • |state=expanded: {{Defunct law firms of the United States|state=expanded}} to show the template expanded, i.e., fully visible
  • |state=autocollapse: {{Defunct law firms of the United States|state=autocollapse}}
    • shows the template collapsed to the title bar if there is a {{navbar}}, a {{sidebar}}, or some other table on the page with the collapsible attribute
    • shows the template in its expanded state if there are no other collapsible items on the page

If the |state= parameter is not set, the template's initial visibility is taken from the |default= parameter in the template. For this template, that currently evaluates to autocollapse.