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Dunn & Davison Merges with McCrummen Immigration Law Group

January 3, 2011 - The law firm of Dunn & Davison LLC, announces a merger with the McCrummen Immigration Law Group, one of the region's largest and most experienced immigration law groups. The combined firm will offer clients full service resources with specialties in banking and financial law, a variety of business services including mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution, employee benefits/ERISA, employment law, estate planning, education law and international and immigration law.

The merger marks another strategic step forward for the relatively young firm with a new practice area and a new North Kansas City office -- the second new office this year. The firm's Houston, Tx., office opened May 25, 2010.

"This past year and a half has seen some significant changes for Dunn & Davison," says Brian Dunn, managing partner of the firm. "We're fortunate to have grown into new markets with clients and new practices such as immigration law. The addition of Roger, who is one of the most respected and sought-after immigration attorneys in the region, and his talented group of specialists adds value and counsel to our clients, many of whom face increasing challenges related to a bilingual workforce with legal needs, the myriad of rules and regulations in the area of immigration law including the ever-changing I-9 compliance issues. The McCrummen Group can handle all of these needs and more."

Roger McCrummen, founding partner of McCrummen Immigration Law Group, and new head of the Immigration Practice Group, added, "We have had long standing, solid relationships with the partners at Dunn & Davison and are pleased to work together to offer our clients the added resources and expertise of a full service firm. We also look forward to servicing the immigration needs of the Dunn & Davison client base."

With the addition of the attorneys with McCrummen Immigration Law Group, Dunn & Davison will have a total of 20 attorneys in five offices including Kansas City, Mo.; St. Joseph, Mo. ; Leawood, Kan. ; Houston, Tx.; and North Kansas City, Mo.

The firm's attorneys hail from a variety of regional and national firms and are seasoned professionals with valuable experience in complex cases and business matters. All came to Dunn & Davison in order to better serve their clients' growing and varied needs.

Dunn & Davison attorneys provide practical, solutions-oriented guidance to clients in the areas of banking, business, commercial litigation, construction, employee benefits/ERISA, employment law, estate planning, higher education, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, asset protection planning, arbitration, dispute resolution and international and immigration law. The firm's focus is on integrity and experience in client service. Dunn & Davison, where innovation meets tradition.


Referenced in this press release: Brian H. Dunn, Roger K. McCrummin