Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee Merges with Wright Ginsberg Brusilow

featured-mergerHOUSTON – Jan. 8, 2016 Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, announces its merger with Dallas-based Wright Ginsberg Brusilow, P.C., a business and bankruptcy law firm. The merger grows Coats Rose’s Dallas office by more than 500 percent, with 21 attorneys and 36 total employees bringing the firm to more than 200 employees overall.
“This union is a big step forward for Coats Rose as we look to the future of our firm and continued growth across the region,” said Rick Rose, managing director, Coats Rose. “Combining our experience and skills will take us to the next level with what we can provide to clients – they will see immense value in the new practice areas that we now offer further expertise in.”
Coats Rose currently has offices in Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans, and the merger will increase the firm’s total staff by 23 percent. The merger not only expands the firm’s capacity, but also grows its capabilities in various key practice areas. These areas include business reorganization and bankruptcy, business and corporate law, probate and tax, as well as wealth preservation planning. Additionally, the merger will strengthen and complement each firms’ existing capabilities in commercial litigation and real estate.
Founded in 1989, Wright Ginsberg Brusilow has a 26-year track record of excellence in customer service to its clients in diverse legal matters, such as business reorganization and bankruptcy law, business and corporate law, wealth preservation planning, litigation, probate and trust law, real estate law, tax law and tax planning, title insurance services, and intellectual property law.
“We are looking forward to working with our new colleagues at Coats Rose. This expansion allows us to grow and assemble the very best team of experts in our respective practice areas,” said David Brusilow, director, Wright Ginsberg Brusilow. “With our combined strengths, this merger will be a very seamless transition for all involved. We will be continuing to offer our clients the great customer service they have come to expect from us, while bringing them more capabilities for a wider range of needs.”
For more than 30 years, Coats Rose has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs in numerous transactions and cases, spanning construction/surety law, real estate law, affordable housing, public finance, insurance law, labor and employment law, commercial litigation, and governmental relations.
In the merger, Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, P.C. will shorten its name to Coats Rose, P.C.
About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston with a team of more than 100 attorneys who bring value to clients and perform legal work at the highest standards. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs in numerous transactions and controversies, spanning construction/surety law, real estate law, affordable housing, public finance, bankruptcy and business reorganization, commercial litigation, corporate and securities, insurance law, intellectual property, government relations, labor and employment law, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans. Learn more at



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