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Best Lawyers Honors Husch Blackwell Sanders

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8.18.10

A well-respected peer-review publication, Best Lawyers released their new rankings for 2011. Below is a summary of Husch Blackwell Sanders’ 2011 rankings.

Please note: (*) Denotes tie with 1 or more other firm(s).

Top-Listed in Missouri with 81 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Alternative Dispute Resolution with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Missouri in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law with 6 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Missouri in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 4 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Employee Benefits Law with 5 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Franchise Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Missouri in Intellectual Property Law with 6 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Missouri in Land Use & Zoning Law with 6 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Missouri in Real Estate Law with 14 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Tax Law with 4 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Missouri in Trusts and Estates with 9 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Nebraska in International Trade and Finance Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Nebraska in Non-Profit/Charities Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Chattanooga, TN in Non-Profit/Charities Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Jefferson City, MO in Health Care Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Alternative Dispute Resolution with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law with 5 attorneys.
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Employee Benefits Law with 3 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Energy Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Equipment Finance Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Franchise Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Medical Malpractice Law with 3 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Kansas City, MO in Securities Law with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Omaha, NE in International Trade and Finance Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Omaha, NE in Non-Profit/Charities Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Springfield, MO in Commercial Litigation with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in Springfield, MO in Corporate Law with 1 attorney.
Top-Listed in Springfield, MO in Labor and Employment Law with 1 attorney. *
Top-Listed in St. Louis, MO in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 3 attorneys.
Top-Listed in St. Louis, MO in Land Use & Zoning Law with 4 attorneys.
Top-Listed in St. Louis, MO in Mass Tort Litigation with 2 attorneys. *
Top-Listed in St. Louis, MO in Real Estate Law with 10 attorneys.
Top-Listed in St. Louis, MO in Trusts and Estates with 8 attorneys.

This year, 96 Husch Blackwell Sanders attorneys were selected as leaders in their respective fields.

Please Note:
(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.

Chattanooga 
Alan L. Cates (2003)
    Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Trusts and Estates 
Ronald I. Feldman (2010)
    Real Estate Law

Chicago 
Edward D. Manzo (2010)
    Intellectual Property Law

Denver
Winn W. Halverhout*
    Health Care Law 
Blair L. Lockwood (2009)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mary H. Stuart*
    Labor and Employment Law

Jefferson City 
Harvey M. Tettlebaum (1995)
    Health Care Law

Kansas City
Steven Martin Aaron*
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Stephen T. Adams (1993)
    Health Care Law
    Real Estate Law 
James M. Ash (1995)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Gary D. Barnes (1995)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
Mark T. Benedict (2008)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
James R. Borthwick (2007)
    Personal Injury Litigation 
Steven F. Carman (2005)
    Corporate Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law 
Curt J. Chase (2007)
    Health Care Law 
John J. Cruciani (2009)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
Donald A. Culp (1995)
    Franchise Law 
David A. Fenley (1995)
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law 
Ernest M. Fleischer (1995)
    Tax Law 
Gary D. Gilson (2010)
    Securities Law 
James G. Goettsch (2008)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
James D. Griffin (1995)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Medical Malpractice Law
    Personal Injury Litigation 
Allan V. Hallquist (2005)
    Commercial Litigation 
Jeffrey T. Haughey (2008)
    Securities Law 
Charles D. Horner (2008)
    Project Finance Law 
Kimberly A. Jones (2010)
    Labor and Employment Law 
William B. Kircher (1991)
    Intellectual Property Law
Charles Christian Kirley*
    Real Estate Law 
Craig A. Kovarik (2009)
    Employee Benefits Law 
Martin M. Loring (2009)
    Energy Law 
William A. Lynch (2008)
    Commercial Litigation
    Medical Malpractice Law
    Personal Injury Litigation 
Benjamin F. Mann (1995)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
Patricia L. Martin (2008)
    Employee Benefits Law 
Scott K. Martinsen (2005)
    Trusts and Estates 
Patrick A. McInerney (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Larry L. McMullen (1983)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Medical Malpractice Law
    Personal Injury Litigation 
John R. Phillips (1993)
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Labor and Employment Law 
David B. Raymond (2008)
    Construction Law |
Christopher J. Redmond (1987)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
Jason A. Reschly (2003) 
    Tax Law 
Christopher J. Rockers (2006)
    Banking Law
    Equipment Finance Law 
Jeffrey J. Simon (2010)
    Commercial Litigation
    Intellectual Property Law 
Spencer R. Thomson (2007)
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law 
    Real Estate Law 
Mark D. Welker (1995)
    Employee Benefits Law

Memphis 
Herbert B. Wolf, Jr. (2001)
    Corporate Law
    Tax Law

Omaha 
Thomas H. Dahlk (2003)
    Commercial Litigation 
Joyce A. Dixon (2005)
    Banking Law
    Corporate Law 
David E. Gardels (2005)
    Corporate Law
    International Trade and Finance Law 
Robert V. Ginn (2007)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law 
Howard Fredrick Hahn (1995)
    Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Tax Law 
John S. Katelman (2005)
    Corporate Law
    Real Estate Law 
Todd A. Richardson (2006)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Springfield 
David C. Agee (2007)
    Corporate Law 
Virginia L. Fry (2005)
    Commercial Litigation
    Labor and Employment Law 
Randy P. Scheer (2008)
    Commercial Litigation
    Product Liability Litigation

St. Louis 
Craig A. Adoor (2007)
    Corporate Law 
Mark G. Arnold (2001)
    Appellate Law
    Commercial Litigation 
Craig S. Biesterfeld (1995)
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law
Thomas M. Carney*
    Mass Tort Litigation
    Product Liability Litigation 
Joseph P. Conran (2008)
    Commercial Litigation 
Dave L. Cornfeld (1983)
    Tax Law
    Trusts and Estates 
Samuel Digirolamo (2007)
    Intellectual Property Law 
Robert P. Edler (1995)
    Trusts and Estates 
Christopher E. Erblich (2007) (Now practicing from Phoenix, AZ)
    Trusts and Estates 
Gary H. Feder (2007)
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law 
Ruth Hays (1995)
    Employee Benefits Law 
Kenneth R. Heineman (2005) 
    Commercial Litigation
    Mass Tort Litigation
    Product Liability Litigation 
Bradley S. Hiles (1995)
    Environmental Law 
J. Neil Huber (2010)
    Real Estate Law 
Ralph W. Kalish, Jr. (2010)
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Intellectual Property Law 
Alan H. Kandel (2010)
    Employee Benefits Law
Kenneth W. Kingma (2006)
    Trusts and Estates 
Raymond S. Kreienkamp (2007) 
    Tax Law
    Trusts and Estates 
Mark R. Leuchtmann (2001) 
    Trusts and Estates 
Edward J. Lieberman (2010)
    Real Estate Law 
David A. Linenbroker (2010)
    Real Estate Law 
John P. McNearney (2005)
    Real Estate Law 
Kathleen T. Mueller (2003)
    Real Estate Law 
Joseph G. Nassif (2003)
    Environmental Law 
Alan S. Nemes (2005)
    Intellectual Property Law 
Mary Anne O'Connell (2007)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Matthew G. Perlow (2003)
    Trusts and Estates 
Gary A. Pierson II (2010)
    Intellectual Property Law 
Alan E. Popkin (1993)
    Antitrust Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Legal Malpractice Law 
Maury B. Poscover (1995)
    Banking Law
    Corporate Law
    Equipment Finance Law 
Thomas A. Prince (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Laura K. Rebbe (2008)
    Real Estate Law 
David G. Richardson (2007)
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law 
John R. Short (1995)
    Corporate Law
    Securities Law 
Kenneth A. Slavens (2005) 
    Construction Law 
Gregory R. Smith (2007)
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law 
James V. Stepleton (2007)
    Corporate Law 
James R. Strong (2003)
    Trusts and Estates 
Robert J. Tomaso (2006)
    Labor and Employment Law