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Benchmark Litigation 2013 Names Husch Blackwell a Highly Recommended Firm

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Benchmark Litigation has again ranked Husch Blackwell among top litigation firms nationwide. In the 2013 list, Husch Blackwell ranks “Highly Recommended” in Missouri and “Recommended” in Nebraska.

In addition to firmwide honors, 12 Husch Blackwell attorneys have also been named in Colorado, Illinois, Missouri and Nebraska.


Local Litigation Stars:
Michael H. Berger – appellate, general commercial, intellectual property
Jeffrey A. Chase – general commercial 


Local Litigation Star:
James P. White – intellectual property

Kansas City

Local Litigation Stars:
James D. Griffin – general commercial, product liability      
William A. “Spike” Lynch – general commercial, medical malpractice, product liability
John R. Phillips – general commercial, health care, labor/employment
Michael Thompson – general commercial, securities

St. Louis

Local Litigation Stars:
Joseph P. Conran – general commercial, health care, intellectual property, securities
Christine F. Miller – employment, general commercial, product liability
Joseph C. Orlet – general commercial, intellectual property, product liability


Local Litigation Star
Thomas H. Dahlk – aviation, general commercial, securities

Future Star
Michael S. Degan

Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. The guide’s “local litigation stars” are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys, while “future stars” are those litigators who are highlighted as likely to be become “local litigation stars” in coming editions.