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Francis McWilliams Appointed Chair to Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association 2022-2023


West Mermis Partner, Francis McWilliams Appointed as Incoming Chair to Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association 2022-2023

Houston, TX | April 21, 2022


West Mermis PLLC is pleased to announce that Francis D. McWilliams IV, a partner in the firm’s Houston office, has been elected to serve as Section Chair for the Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association.

“Francis is an exceptional construction attorney and a respected leader in the legal industry,” said Founding Partner Joshua Mermis. “We congratulate him on his appointment by his peers to the Construction Law Section and know that his commitment to service will be an asset to the section and to the state bar.”

A member of West Mermis’ Construction and Energy practice groups, Mr. McWilliams is board certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Known for his “straight talk” communication style, Francis is a strategic legal advisor to his clients that prioritizes their business objectives. He represents general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, developers, insurance companies, owners, and individuals in complex litigation, insurance defense, and worksite accidents.

The Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association is comprised of over 500 members consisting of legal professionals involved in the practice of construction law. The section’s goal is to provide quality continuing legal education to help members stay informed of the latest legal issues impacting the construction industry.

About West Mermis

West Mermis provides practical legal solutions for our clients in the construction industry. Our attorneys have proven courtroom experience before federal and state courts, and routinely represent clients in high-stakes commercial arbitration. We provide high-quality legal advice throughout the life cycle of construction projects, prioritizing the business interests of our clients. Headquartered in downtown Houston, West Mermis is consistently recognized by our peers and clients as a go-to law firm for high-value and result-oriented legal services.

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