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Lathrop Gage Receives Leading Law Firm and Lawyer Rankings from Chambers USA

6/7/2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 7, 2012) – Chambers USA, the producer of an annual client guide to America’s leading lawyers, announced today that 31 Lathrop Gage attorneys received national honors in their respective practices. The firm also received top rankings in 10 practice areas in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New York and one nationwide ranking for railroad transportation.

The 11 departments and 31 attorneys – an increase from 25 in 2011 – were ranked based on in-depth research of the firm’s strengths and most significant recent work and clients. This research included thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients conducted by Chambers’ staff.

Lathrop Gage LLP Rankings 

Practice Area

State

Rank

Transportation: Rail (for Railroads)

Nationwide

3

Corporate/M&A

Colorado

3

Corporate/M&A

Kansas

3

Litigation: General Commercial

Kansas

2

Real Estate

Kansas

2

Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

2

Environment (Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

1

Labor & Employment (Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

1

Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

2

Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

2

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright

New York

4

 

Individual Rankings  

Attorney

Rank

Practice Area

State

William Beck

1

Environment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

David Shorr

1

Environment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Jack Rowe

1

Labor & Employment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Douglas Dalgleish

1

Litigation: General Commercial

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Lewis “Pete” Heaven, Jr.

1

Real Estate

Kansas

Don Dagenais

1

Real Estate

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Lyle Pishny

2

Corporate/M&A

Kansas

Mark Bluhm

2

Corporate/M&A

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Joseph Medved

2

Corporate/M&A

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Russell Eggert

2

Environment: Litigation

Illinois

William Ford, Jr.

2

Environment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Thomas Ryan

2

Environment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

George Matava

2

Intellectual Property

Colorado

Rosalee McNamara

2

Labor & Employment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

David Vogel

2

Labor & Employment

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Jean Paul Bradshaw II

2

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Missouri

Blaine Kimrey

2

Media & Entertainment: Litigation

Illinois

Harry Wigner, Jr.

2

Real Estate

Kansas

Lincoln Bandlow

3

Media & Entertainment: Litigation

California

Wallace Brockhoff

3

Corporate/M&A

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Giulio DeConti

3

Intellectual Property

Massachusetts

R. Scott Beeler

3

Litigation: General Commercial

Kansas

Gary Cunningham

3

Litigation: General Commercial

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

Catherine Logan

3

Real Estate

Kansas

Stephen Mitchell

3

Real Estate

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

John P. King

3

Real Estate

(St. Louis & Surrounds)

Missouri

Eric M. Fogel

4

Corporate/M&A

Illinois

William Hansen

4

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright

New York

Bridget Short

Up-and-Coming

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright

New York

Allison Bergman

Up-and-Coming

Real Estate

(Kansas City & Surrounds)

Missouri

 

About Lathrop Gage LLP:
A full-service law firm, Lathrop Gage LLP has more than 320 attorneys in 11 offices nationwide – from Los Angeles to New York. In 2012, Chambers USA ranked Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and transportation teams among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.