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Willis Law Group Announces Major National Expansion with Acquisition of Leading Defense firm Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Willis Law Group announced today it has acquired Philadelphia-based Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers (MSZL&M). After the acquisition the firm will operate under the name Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris & Willis and will open an office in Dallas.

The Willis Law Group was founded in Dallas by attorney Kirk D. Willis, a respected trial lawyer who has tried more than 100 jury trials and is a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney and has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters. The combined firm will be one of the largest minority-owned law firms in Texas.

MSZL&M was established in Philadelphia in 1985 and has 10 offices located in six states. Its attorneys litigate a wide variety of civil cases at the national level. The combined firm’s client base includes insurance carriers, insured and self-insured entities, small, mid-size and large businesses, public and government entities.

The Willis Law Group and the new firm Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris & Willis will have a total of 98 attorneys located in seven states to serve a national client base. Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris & Willis will open an office in Dallas.

“This was an outstanding opportunity that allowed us to join with a team of experienced and highly skilled colleagues to create a powerhouse firm with a strong record of success in defense of our clients,” said Kirk Willis. “We share a commitment to excellence, diversity and inclusion. Our new firm brings together a team of accomplished trial attorneys with the experience and insight necessary to help our clients solve their legal issues as efficiently and economically as possible.”

“Our new firm will offer clients a combination of top-tier trial attorneys, diverse practice areas, multi-jurisdictional offices, and cyber technologies providing clients with a comprehensive package of legal services designed to meet their most challenging legal needs,” said Jay Mintzer, MSZL&M founder. My partners and I have known and worked with Kirk and his firm for over two decades. Kirk is a fantastic trial attorney and a true gentleman. We couldn’t have found a better firm to partner with and look forward to a successful future both for our firm and our clients.”

The new firm will provide legal services through offices in Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Florida. Offices are linked through cyber technology so that clients have the advantage of expertise and resources throughout the firm.

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