Whitley Penn has announced the acquisition of Werlein and Harris PC, effective August 1, 2021, for an undisclosed sum.
The move will increase Whitley Penn’s employee number to roughly 650, with approximately 125 acting from its Houston office.
Through the deal, the entirety of Werlein and Harris’ team will relocate to Whitley Penn’s Houston operation.
Larry Autrey, managing partner at Whitley Penn, said: “We are very excited to have the Werlein & Harris team join the firm. We are always looking for ways to further expand our service offering and Werlein & Harris is the right fit.
“By joining together, we will be able to expand our client base in the Houston market while offering the long-time Werlein & Harris clients an expanded range of services.”
Victor Harris, founding partner and president at Werlein and Harris, added: “As we plan for the future, we know that Whitley Penn is the right place for both our employees and clients alike.
“We are excited to join the firm and offer additional niche services and expanded industry experience for our client base.”