Bland & Partners Announces Merger
Houston and New Orleans-based law firm Bland & Partners P.L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Crain Wilson, P.L.L.C.’s Houston office merged with its firm as of July 1, 2014.
The merger results in meaningful growth for the firm, including the addition of six attorneys and four legal support staff, as well as expanding its client base. The firm is currently home to 31 attorneys and legal staff. Crain Wilson attorneys joining Bland & Partners include Susan Noe Wilson, Deborah Busby, Doug Hammond, Michael Hogue, Tom Deen and Of Counsel Alan Folger.
“The merger will create value for our clients in that it will add depth, breadth, and greater resources for us to continue rapidly responding to our clients’ needs and to represent them in the most efficient manner,” said David Bland of Bland & Partners.
The merger builds upon the decades of collective experience in the areas of admiralty/maritime, marine and energy construction, transportation, commercial litigation, and insurance. The merger joins attorneys with well-recognized reputations for excellence and professionalism as well as common core values and a commitment to zealous representation of clients.
“We are excited about the opportunities the merger provides for our clients. Bland & Partners allows us the ability to expand our core practice areas, while maintaining the fundamental principles we have cultivated in our practices over the decades. Our dedication to the principle ‘our clients’ needs come first’ will remain our top priority at Bland & Partners,” said Susan Noe Wilson of Crain Wilson.
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