The Strong Firm Sponsors Hispanic Business Forum

Published 10/06/2010


THE WOODLANDS, Texas - The Strong Firm, P.C. stepped up as the main sponsor of the Hispanic Business Forum, hosted by the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber August 27th at the City of Shenandoah Council Chambers.

During the informative forum, which addresses the local and national economic climate and its relationship to the local Hispanic business community in Montgomery County, guest panel speakers included Congressman Kevin Brady, State Representative Rob Eissler, State Representative John C. Otto, State Representative Brandon Creighton, as well as Bret L. Strong, founding attorney and managing shareholder of The Strong Firm.

The Strong Firm is a locally-owned and operated law firm based in The Woodlands specializing in all aspects of business law, including international business investment, commercial real estate transactions, corporate and partnership structuring and creation, borrowing and financial structuring, sophisticated commercial and energy related transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting and negotiations, drafting of wills, trusts and estates, and the handling of certain commercial disputes and collection matters.

“The Strong Firm is a long-time supporter of the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber and their member businesses, and, in fact, one of our attorneys, Eric Thiergood, has been on the board of The Hispanic Chamber for many years,” noted Strong. “A critical part of the growing business community in Montgomery County is due to an ever-expanding and dynamic Hispanic culture and business sector. Our firm has vast experience in working with foreign investment in Montgomery County and throughout Texas, with several staff members fluent in Spanish and business transactions involving foreign nationals. It was a pleasure being the presenting sponsor of the Hispanic Business Forum and participating in a panel discussion on issues relevant to this international business sector.”

Also serving on The Strong Firm team are associate attorney is Eric Thiergood who specializes in corporate merger and acquisition work, general commercial transactions, energy-related cases and international clientele matters, and law clerk and future associate D. Joe Griffin who specializes in general corporate and commercial transactions, commercial real estate, trademark and trade name filings, corporate controversy work, and coordination of immigration matters associated with local investment and business opportunities. The firm’s team also includes paralegal Alicia Lightsey, legal assistant Meghan Leheny, and office manager Melanie Edleston.

The firm was founded in 2004 by Bret Strong and is located in The Woodlands Waterway Plaza One building at 10003 Woodloch Forest Dr. in Suite 210, overlooking The Woodlands Waterway.

In addition to the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber, The Strong Firm P.C. is an active member of The South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, of which Bret Strong is a past Chairman, and he serves on the boards of the South Montgomery County YMCA and the Montgomery County United Way.

Community-minded, the firm provides counsel for The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Woodlands Township, and legal services to various non-profit organizations including Interfaith and The Montgomery County Women’s Center.

The Strong Firm was voted #1 by the registered users of Woodlands Online in the category of “Best Attorney, Lawyer & Legal Services in The Woodlands” by an online poll. The poll was established to determine the “Best of The Woodlands 2010” in a broad range of categories.

For more information about The Strong Firm Attorneys, please call (281) 367-1222 or visit the firm’s Web site at the link below.

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