Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP added Frank, Seringer & Chaney Inc., of Amherst and Wooster, Ohio, to its practice. 

As part of the deal, Richard Zahratka, James Czarney, Jon Briggs and Scott Preising joined WD&D as principals. 

The combination will give WD&W and Frank, Seringer & Chaney clients a wider array of business services, including strategic planning, estate planning, financial forecasts and projections, litigation support and business valuations.

The newly combined firm will also provide specialized expertise in the construction, health care, manufacturing, real estate, not-for-profit, oil and gas industries.