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Best Lawyers in America Names Four Lawyers of the Year and 79 Best Lawyers from Lathrop Gage

8/18/2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2014) – The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America® announced its rankings today which include four Lawyers of the Year and 79 Best Lawyers from Lathrop Gage.

The list accounts for more than 5.5 million peer reviews from lawyers to find the Best Lawyer honorees. Lawyer of the Year is an additional designation for those attorneys who scored highest in a practice area combination through peer reviews.

Lawyers of the Year from Lathrop Gage are:

Best Lawyers from Lathrop Gage are:

Boston

Giulio A. DeConti 

Biotechnology Law
Copyright Law Patent Law
Trademark Law

Boulder

Curtis A. Vock 

Patent Law

Chicago

Russell R. Eggert 

Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental

H. Steven Graham

Banking and Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Allan J. Sternstein 

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Denver

Angela Ekker

Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

George G. Matava 

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Trademark Law

Jefferson City

Kurt U. Schaefer

Environmental Law

David A. Shorr 

Environmental Law
Natural Resources Law

Jennifer S. Tucker 

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Commercial Litigation

Kansas City

Robyn L. Anderson 

Commercial Litigation

Dave R. Barnard 

Litigation - Intellectual Property

William G. Beck 

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation – Environmental

Richard N. Bien 

Insurance Law
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation – ERISA

Mark A. Bluhm 

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Sherman A. Botts 

Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Jean Paul Bradshaw II

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law

John T. Coghlan 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

John C. Craft 

Government Relations Practice
Real Estate Law

Don F. Dagenais 

Real Estate Law

Peter F. Daniel 

Commercial Litigation
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Kendall Paul Day 

Railroad Law

Brian T. Fenimore 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

William F. Ford 

Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

Brian C. Fries 

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance

Gretchen M. Gold 

Trusts and Estates

Robert D. Grossman  

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

S. Russell Headrick 

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - First Amendment
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Alfred R. Hupp, Jr. 

Immigration Law

Russell D. Jones 

Commercial Litigation
Non-Profit / Charities Law
Tax Law

Gregory B. Kuhn 

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Thomas J. McMahon  

Tax Law

Rosalee M. McNamara 

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Timothy K. McNamara 

Commercial Litigation
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Joseph W. Medved 

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Stephen G. Mitchell 

Real Estate Law

James L. Moeller 

Litigation - Environmental

Charles F. Myers 

Health Care Law

Maurice J. O'Sullivan, Jr. 

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Trusts and Estates

Bernard J. Rhodes 

First Amendment Law
Litigation - First Amendment

Richard D. Rhyne 

Construction Law
Litigation - Construction

Jerome D. Riffel 

Gaming Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

Nancy Schmidt Roush 

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Trusts and Estates

Jack D. Rowe 

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

William A. Rudy 

Technology Law

Thomas A. Ryan 

Litigation - Environmental

R. Kent Sellers

Appellate Practice

Thomas H. Stahl 

Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Carl W. Struby 

Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Michel A. Thompson 

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David C. Vogel 

Employment Law - Management

Joel B. Voran 

Trusts and Estates

New York

Thomas H. Curtin 

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Overland Park

Shannon K. Barks 

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates

R. Scott Beeler 

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Litigation - Real Estate

James B. Betterman  

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates

Brett C. Bogan 

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Peter W. Brown 

Trusts and Estates

Jennifer M. Hannah

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law

Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. 

Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Real Estate Law

Gerald M. Kraai 

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Patent Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law

Alson R. Martin

Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law

Lyle D. Pishny  

Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Andrew R. Ramirez 

Health Care Law

Curtis L. Tideman 

Commercial Litigation
Education Law

David E. Waters 

Real Estate Law

William K. Waugh III 

Non-Profit / Charities Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Kenneth L. Weltz 

Railroad Law

Harry E. Wigner, Jr. 

Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Springfield

Gary R. Cunningham 

Mediation

Frank M. Evans III 

Commercial Litigation

Neil P. Guion 

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Dan R. Nelson 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Lee E. Poppen

Family Law

Randell D. Wallace

Banking and Finance Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

St. Louis

Donn H. Herring 

Health Care Law

Bennett S. Keller 

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Corporate Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

John P. King

Construction Law
Land Use and Zoning Law

Scott H. Malin 

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Trusts and Estates

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. Chambers USA ranks Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, media and entertainment, labor and employment, litigation and real estate teams among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.