Our Approach

Lathrop Gage clients are the backbone of our economy. We work as one integrated team to help them see beyond immediate challenges to achieve their most important objectives.

Our attorneys provide strategic guidance in litigation, business and intellectual property law, with deep knowledge and experience in the industries we serve. Founded in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1873, Lathrop Gage has grown to 10 offices from coast to coast. 

What Sets Us Apart

Connected perspective. In a world in which commerce and ideas know no boundaries, we are a firm with the broad perspective clients need to succeed. Our attorneys are passionate about what they do, working seamlessly across practices, regions and industries. Marshaling the resources and insights of everyone at Lathrop Gage, we deliver advice that considers the entire environment in which you do business and empowers you to prosper in a converging, connected world.

Business partners. We will immerse ourselves in your business, rolling up our sleeves to get to know your operations. We will take on your goals and interests as our own. By focusing on relationships rather than transactions, we become your long-term partners, invested in your long-term success. With your business goals always top of mind, we help you move beyond legal obstacles to embrace the strategies that deliver results.

Creative ingenuity. There are many ways to approach a legal issue. We find the best one by breaking out of traditional modes of practicing law to develop creative approaches and engineer the best outcomes for our clients. We will tackle your issue with a uniquely creative spirit, applying ingenuity and insights to develop targeted and often unexpected solutions.

Passionate advocates. We are as passionate about helping you succeed as you are about building your business. Helping our clients see beyond their immediate challenges to capitalize on the opportunities ahead has been our privilege for over a century.