Merger to Create Commercial Litigation Powerhouse

Irvine, Calif. (April 12, 2013) – The principal partners of Wilson & Associates, PLLC (W&A), and BP Law Group, LLP (BP) are pleased to announce the founding of the new law firm partnership, Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP.

Wilson & Associates, a law firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices throughout Arkansas and Tennessee was founded in 1978 by the late Robby Wilson (1952 – 2012) to focus on the needs of banks and mortgage servicers.

Jennifer Wilson-Harvey is the Managing Partner of Wilson & Associates and has led the Firm since 2005. W&A is a founding member of the USFN—America’s Mortgage Banking Attorneys; a member of Mortgage Banking Association; Legal League 100; American Legal & Financial Network (ALFN) and various other relevant legal, real estate, and industry associations.

BP Law Group, LLP is a NARCA (National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys) collection boutique founded in 2011 by Matthew C. Browndorf, a former Bryan Cave, LLP attorney to focus on the needs of private portfolio owners in the secured and unsecured collection of judgments. Mr. Browndorf is an accomplished New York litigator representing clients such as Bank of New York, Citigroup and is well known for his work in the TYCO criminal indictment and The People of New York v. L. Dennis Kozlowski. BP Law Group is primarily based in New York, New York; has offices in Irvine, California and practices in over 20 states.

In 2012, while handling over 20 mergers and acquisitions and multiple complex litigations in New York, Florida, Colorado, Arkansas and California; Jennifer Wilson- Harvey and Matthew Browndorf conceptualized the creation of Wilson Harvey Browndorf to manage the commercial litigation, merger & acquisition and complex and regulatory components of the legal work that BP Law and Wilson & Associates handled. Wilson & Associates Managing Partner, Jennifer Wilson-Harvey stated “With combined depths of experiences in Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Litigation and Regulatory matters, we are excited to launch Wilson Harvey Browndorf to provide innovative legal solutions to our clients.” While BP Law Group Managing Partner, Matthew Browndorf observed, “We want to focus our traditional brands—Wilson & Associates and BP Law Group—on their core practice areas of real estate and collections while creating a new brand to focus on the more complex and sophisticated demands and strategies of our mutual clients.”

Mr. Browndorf and Mrs. Wilson-Harvey will share the management of Wilson Harvey Browndorf with Browndorf serving as CEO and Wilson-Harvey filling the COO position. Mr. Browndorf will also continue as Managing Partner of BP Law Group and Ms. Wilson-Harvey will continue as Managing Partner of Wilson & Associates.

“We see this as an opportunity to offer our clients a family of law firms with specialized expertise in real estate law and secured and unsecured debt collection, along with strong commercial litigation experience,” said Jennifer Wilson-Harvey.

Wilson Harvey Browndorf will boast some serious talent too. Rudyard Ceres, another Bryan Cave alumni will head two offices, New York and London, while Marc Lazo, who recently secured a major victory in Spiers v. Bluefire, will head the Irvine, California office. Chris Palmer, who has been with Wilson & Associates since 1997, will move to Wilson Harvey Browndorf, and will lead the Arkansas and Tennessee offices. “We see Wilson Harvey Browndorf as a fitting tribute to our late partner, Robby Wilson,” said Ms. Wilson-Harvey.

For more information about Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, call (888) 690-5557 or visit http://www.WHBLLP.COM. For more information about affiliate law firms BP Law Group, LLP, call 888-732-6606 or visit http://www.BPLAWGROUP.COM. For more information about affiliate law firm Wilson & Associates, PLLC, call 502-219-9388 or visit http://www.wilson-assoc.com.