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Husch Blackwell Continues to Receive High Marks by Benchmark Litigation

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A 2014 “Highly Recommended” Firm in Missouri, “Recommended” in Nebraska

Once again, Husch Blackwell has been identified as a top litigation firm in Benchmark Litigation’s annual nationwide rankings. On the 2014 list, Husch Blackwell is “Highly Recommended” in Missouri and “Recommended” in Nebraska.

Husch Blackwell also applauds nine of its attorneys that have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation in Colorado, Illinois, Missouri and Nebraska.


Local Litigation Star: 
Michael H. Berger – Appellate, General Commercial, Intellectual Property


Local Litigation Star: 
James P. White – Intellectual Property


Kansas City
Local Litigation Stars: 
William A. “Spike” Lynch – General Commercial, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability 
John R. Phillips – General Commercial, Health Care, Labor and Employment 
Michael Thompson – General Commercial, Securities

St. Louis
Local Litigation Stars: 
Joseph P. Conran – General Commercial, Health Care, Intellectual Property, Securities 
Christine F. Miller – General Commercial, Labor and Employment, Product Liability 
Joseph C. Orlet – General Commercial, Intellectual Property, Product Liability


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.