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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 6/1/2016

McCalla Raymer, LLC, which has been in business for 34 years and is based in Atlanta, and Pierce & Associates, PC, which has been in business for 41 years and is based in Chicago, have combined into one entity that will be known as McCalla Raymer Pierce, LLC. The new combined firm will have offices in Illinois, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.

The combined firm will focus its practice in residential and commercial real estate services that include foreclosure, title curative, bankruptcy, eviction, commercial origination and workout transactions, complex litigation, title curative litigation, and REO and retail closing services. Both firms are a part of the Legal League 100, a Five Star Institute membership group created in 2007 made up of premier law firms working in financial services.

U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling, a Republican from Texas and Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, plans to present his party’s alternative to Dodd-Frank during a speech at the Economic Club of New York on June 7. Hensarling recently told DS News that, quote, America needs a new vision—a new model for financial reform—because the Dodd-Frank Act is a failure. Close quote

About Author: Brian Honea

Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

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