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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 78 Lathrop Gage Attorneys

8/16/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 16, 2016) – Best Lawyers in America® today announced its 2017 rankings which include nine Lawyers of the Year and 78 Best Lawyers from Lathrop Gage.

The Best Lawyers’ rankings are compiled from millions of peer reviews by lawyers. Lawyer of the Year is an additional designation for those attorneys who scored highest in a practice area combination through peer reviews. The recognized Lathrop Gage attorneys span all of the firm’s offices and practice groups.

Lathrop Gage’s Lawyers of the Year:

·        James B. Betterman, Trusts and Estates (Overland Park, Kan.)

·        Richard N. Bien, Insurance Law (Kansas City, Mo.)

·        Kendall Paul Day, Railroad Law (Kansas City, Mo.)

·        Russell R. Eggert, Environmental Law (Chicago)

·        Angela Ekker, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs (Denver)

·        Brian T. Fenimore, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and 

Reorganization Law (Kansas City, Mo.)

·        Bernard J. Rhodes, First Amendment Law (Kansas City, Mo.)

·        Thomas A. Ryan, Litigation – Environmental (Kansas City, Mo.)

·        Carl W. Struby, Corporate Compliance Law (Kansas City, Mo.)

Best Lawyers from Lathrop Gage:

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

Litigation – Patent

Denver

Angela Ekker

  Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Phillip S. Lorenzo

                Litigation - Construction

Jefferson City, Mo.

Jennifer S. Griffin

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Commercial Litigation

Kurt U. Schaefer

Environmental Law

David A. Shorr

Environmental Law

Natural Resources Law

Kansas City, Mo.

Bernard J. Rhodes

First Amendment Law

Litigation - First Amendment

Brian C. Fries

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Brian T. Fenimore

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Brian Woolley

Employment Law – Management

Carl W. Struby

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Charles F. Myers

Health Care Law

Dave R. Barnard

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Don F. Dagenais

Real Estate Law

Gregory B. Kuhn

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Gretchen M. Gold

Trusts and Estates

J. A. Felton

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Jack D. Rowe

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

James L. Moeller

Litigation – Environmental

Jean Paul Bradshaw II

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Health Care Law

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Jerome D. Riffel

Gaming Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Jessica E. Merrigan

Environmental Law

Joel B. Voran

Trusts and Estates

John C. Craft

Government Relations Practice

Real Estate Law

John T. Coghlan

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Joseph W. Medved

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Kendall Paul Day

Railroad Law

Mark A. Bluhm

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Maurice J. O'Sullivan, Jr.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Trusts and Estates

Michel A. Thompson

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Nancy Schmidt Roush

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Trusts and Estates

Peter F. Daniel

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

R. Cameron Garrison

Litigation - Intellectual Property

R. Kent Sellers

Appellate Practice

Richard D. Rhyne

Construction Law

Litigation – Construction

Richard N. Bien

Insurance Law

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation – ERISA

Robert D. Grossman

                Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Robyn L. Anderson

Commercial Litigation

Rosalee M. McNamara

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law – Management

S. Russell Headrick

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - First Amendment

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Sherman A. Botts

Construction Law

Litigation – Construction

Stephen G. Mitchell

Real Estate Law

Thomas A. Ryan

Litigation – Environmental

Thomas H. Stahl

Banking and Finance Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Thomas J. McMahon

Tax Law

Wallace E. Brockhoff

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

William F. Ford

Environmental Law

Litigation – Environmental

William G. Beck

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Environmental

Los Angeles

Beth A. Schroeder

Labor Law - Management

Overland Park, Kan.

Alson R. Martin

Corporate Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Tax Law

Andrew R. Ramirez

Health Care Law

Brett C. Bogan

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Curtis L. Tideman

Commercial Litigation

Education Law

David E. Waters

Real Estate Law

Harry E. Wigner, Jr.

Corporate Law

Real Estate Law

James B. Betterman

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Jennifer M. Hannah

Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Kenneth L. Weltz

Railroad Law

Lewis A. Heaven, Jr.

Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Real Estate Law

Lyle D. Pishny

Tax Law

Trusts and Estates

Peter W. Brown

Trusts and Estates

R. Scott Beeler

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Litigation - Real Estate

Springfield, Mo.

Dan R. Nelson

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Dwayne A. Fulk

Corporate Law

Frank M. Evans, III

Commercial Litigation

James E. Meadows

Appellate Practice

Litigation - Real Estate

Joseph Reid

Litigation - Health Care

Michael D. Textor

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Real Estate Law

Randell D. Wallace

Banking and Finance Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law 

St. Louis

Donn H. Herring

Health Care Law

Janice E. Hetland

Real Estate 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:
Lathrop Gage has 320 attorneys nationwide serving clients in the areas of litigation, intellectual property and business. Chambers USA ranks Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, labor and employment, litigation and real estate practices among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.