News
November 1, 2010

Polsinelli Shughart PC congratulates 17 of our attorneys elected to shareholder from our Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis and Phoenix offices. The shareholder status is effective November 1, 2010, the beginning of the firm’s fiscal year.

“We're pleased to recognize and reward our new shareholders for their hard work and dedication to serving our clients,” said Polsinelli Shughart Chairman W. Russell Welsh. “We're committed to the development of our people. Their professional achievements help ensure that together, our firm will continue to create value that can help our clients succeed. We’re excited to share the news.”

Polsinelli Shughart continued its growth in fiscal year 2010 with the addition of more than 60 attorneys nationwide, and the relocation of Chicago, Denver, St. Louis and Phoenix offices to larger spaces to accommodate that growth. Congratulations to the following new shareholders:

Kansas City and Overland Park Offices

Associate to shareholder:

• Brook M. Bailey, Real Estate practice in real estate transactions. She holds a J.D. from the Loyola University School Law, 2002.
• Jason L. Bush, Trial department with a focus on business and health care litigation. He holds a J.D. from the University of Missouri, 1997.
• Geoffrey D. Fasel, Business practice with a focus on life sciences. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia, 2003.
• M. Tony Patton, Trial department with an emphasis on business and health care litigation. He holds a J.D. from the University of Kansas, 2000.
• Blake H. Reeves, Trial department with a focus on business and health care litigation. He holds a J.D. from the University of Kansas, 1998.
• Adam T. Suroff, Trial department with an emphasis on product liability and business litigation. He holds a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1999.
• Lauren E. Tucker McCubbin, Trial department with a focus in business litigation. She holds a J.D., Dean’s List, from Washington University, 2003.

Chicago Office

Associate to shareholder:

• Paul A. Jenny, Business department with a focus in science and technology. He holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina, 2001.
• Jeremy S. Unruh, Trial department with an emphasis on toxic and mass tort, environmental litigation, and government investigations and white-collar criminal defense. He holds a J.D. from Washburn University, 1999.

Denver Office

Associate to shareholder:

• Allison R. Nelson, Real Estate practice with a focus on real estate transactions. She holds a J.D., high honors, from the University of Florida, 1999.
• Nicole A. Westbrook, Trial department with a focus in business litigation. She holds a J.D. from Vanderbilt University, 2002.

Phoenix Office

Associate to shareholder:

• Andrew S. Jacob, Trial department with a focus in business litigation. He holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, 2003.

Of Counsel to shareholder:

• Phil R. Rudd, Financial Services department with a focus on bankruptcy and financial restructuring. He holds a J.D., cum laude, Dean's list, from the University of Arizona, 1991.

St. Louis Office

Associate to shareholder:

• Zachary A. Abeles, Business and Financial Services departments with a focus in corporate law and banking and financial institutions. He holds a J.D. from Saint Louis University, 2001.
• Robert O. Enyard Jr., Business department with an emphasis in science and technology. He holds a J.D. from Saint Louis University, 2002.
• Adam W. Randle, Business department with a focus in wealth planning. He holds a J.D. from Saint Louis University, 2003.

Of Counsel to shareholder:

• Tara A. Nealey, Business department with a focus in science and technology. She holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University, 2001, and a Ph.D., in Physiology from Rochester University, 1992.

About Polsinelli Shughart PC
With more than 500 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC (www.polsinelli.com) is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, business law, construction, life sciences, environmental and natural resources, health care, insurance coverage/bad faith, and labor and employment. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients regionally, nationally and worldwide, Polsinelli Shughart is known for successfully applying forward-thinking strategies for both straightforward and complex legal matters. The firm has 16 offices located in Kansas City, St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., New York, Wilmington, Overland Park, St. Joseph, Springfield, Jefferson City, Topeka and Edwardsville.