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When Two Great Firms Merge, Everybody Wins

Mayer LLP today announced Lorance Thompson PC will join the regional law firm. Lorance Thompson, a renowned law firm for more than 50 years in the Houston market, specializes in defending clients through complex business issues such as personal injury cases and commercial business claims, as well as navigating regulatory compliance and insurance issues for many industries.

Mayer’s Houston office now expands to 60 employees with decades of experience across numerous industries, including corporate transactions, immigration, labor & employment, real estate, transportation, manufacturing, energy, construction, hospitality, retail, restaurant and healthcare. By joining Mayer, Lorance Thompson’s clients will also have access to attorneys with unique experience with international businesses in the areas of employment and immigration law.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming such a talented group of attorneys, staff and specialists with a long history of excellent client results and relationships to our team,” said Zach Mayer, founding partner of Mayer. “Increasing our presence in Houston provides our team with a great opportunity to collaborate and expand our skills as a full-service firm while keeping our clients' interests the top priority.”

 “Joining Mayer gives our clients access to great depth of knowledge in additional areas of law such as corporate securities, tax, and immigration,” said partner Melanie R. Cheairs. “This is a great cultural fit for us as both firms believe in taking a team approach and matching clients with the best team of attorneys for their needs.”

The entire Lorance Thompson team of 22 attorneys and 26 staff will join Mayer. In addition to Cheairs, partners Eric R. BentonMichael W. BlaiseBrian T. CoolidgeDavid J. Escobar, Paul J. Goldenberg, Ryan T. HandWilliam K. Luyties, Scott B. NovakRoger D. Oppenheim, Robert G. Smith, and Kathryn L. Ward will be a part of Mayer.