Brock & Scott, PLLC acquires Georgia based firm Shuping, Morse & Ross, LLP

February 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) Brock & Scott announced Wednesday an expansion of its default law practice within the state of Georgia. The acquisition of the highly respected, 25 year old firm, Shuping, Morse & Ross, LLP, will combine under the Brock & Scott, PLLC name adding seasoned attorneys and dedicated staff members from Shuping, Morse & Ross to Brock & Scott’s metro Atlanta office.

The acquisition was effective on Feb. 19, when the Shuping, Morse & Ross team joined Brock & Scott's existing Default Services Practice Areas, led by Managing Partners January Taylor and Kyle Kotake in the Atlanta office.

Founding Partner Tom Brock said the acquired firm "has an impressive list of reputable and established clients that we currently have active relationships with across our other states. Shuping, Morse & Ross is now part of Brock & Scott and we look forward to continuing the same expert level of service and quality performance delivered by both firms now combined under our firm.” The acquisition bolsters Brock & Scott’s tremendous growth in Georgia since opening operations in the state in 2012 and establishing an office presence in Atlanta and Savannah.

Managing Partner Andy Shuping, Jr. commented "we are pleased that Brock & Scott will be retaining our attorneys and staff as part of the acquisition of our firm. This event presents a unique and positive opportunity for our firm to be part of the multi-state and multi-practice model where we feel the industry is headed in default servicing. Our core values and approach to client service align very well with Brock & Scott which will make this transition very seamless."

Founded in 1998, Brock & Scott has been a mainstay and the default services leader in the Southeast for many years with 17 offices across Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. The firm is committed to providing exemplary in-house service to their clients with a comprehensive suite of practice area offerings covering foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, litigation, REO, loss mitigation and collection services. They maintain scalability within their servicing model so clients’ volume needs are consistently realized while preserving quality control in their processes to deliver legal service with the utmost integrity and operational efficiency. A strong focus on compliance and regulatory requirements within each practice area allows Brock & Scott to stay ahead in a constantly changing environment.

For more information on Brock & Scott or this recent acquisition, please contact Jim Bonner at (910) 392-4988 x4410 and Jim.Bonner@brockandscott.com or Kevin Frazier at (336) 354-1200 x3709 and Kevin.Frazier@brockandscott.com.