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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Husch Blackwell, Attorneys

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Benchmark Litigation has recognized Husch Blackwell as a top litigation firm, listing 24 attorneys as 2023 Local Litigation Stars, four as Future Stars and two on its 2022 40 & Under Hot List. Three of the firm's attorneys are first-time Litigation Stars. The firm also received Benchmark’s “Highly Recommended” ranking in Missouri and Wisconsin and its “Recommended” ranking in Nebraska.

Benchmark also recognized 7 of the firm’s Labor and Employment attorneys as 2022 Labor and Employment Stars (one of whom also attained the Future Star designation) and gave Husch Blackwell’s Labor and Employment practice a “Highly Recommended” designation in Missouri and Wisconsin and a “Recommended” rating in Colorado.

Husch Blackwell’s recognized attorneys are:

2023 Local Litigation/Litigation Stars

  • John Borkowski
  • Gina Carter
  • Cynthia Cordes
  • William Corum
  • Jason Fathallah
  • Catherine Hanaway
  • Caroline Hermeling
  • #Beau Jackson
  • #Jeffrey Jensen
  • Marnie Jensen
  • #Jennifer Lee
  • Martin Loring
  • Ann Maher
  • Eric McLeod
  • Christine Miller
  • Gregory Minana
  • James Monafo
  • Don Mizerk
  • Joseph Orlet
  • Lowell Pearson
  • Joanne Sandifer
  • Jeffrey Simon
  • Chris Smith
  • Rudy Telscher

#First time named to Benchmark as Litigation Stars

2023 Future Stars

  • Erik Eisenmann
  • #Dieter Juedes
  • Michael Nolan
  • Derek Teeter

#First time named to Benchmark as Future Stars

2022 Labor & Employment Stars

  • Erik Eisenmann
  • Barbara Grandjean
  • Josef Glynias
  • Christopher Ottele
  • Paul Pautler
  • Julianne Story
  • Robert Tomaso

2022 40 & Under Hot List

  • Marci Kawski
  • Jameson Watts

Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. It provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients as well as an analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.


Gina Carter

Of Counsel

Barbara A. Grandjean

Office Managing Partner

Beau Jackson


Jeff Jensen


Marci V. Kawski


Jennifer J. Lee

Office Managing Partner

Martin M. Loring

Senior Counsel

Ann M. Maher


Eric M. McLeod


James F. Monafo


Don J. Mizerk


Joseph C. Orlet


Lowell Pearson

Office Managing Partner

Jeffrey J. Simon

Office Managing Partner

Derek T. Teeter


Rudy Telscher


Robert J. Tomaso

Office Managing Partner