Awards & Recognition
June 11. 2010

Chambers USA, a well-respected directory of leading law firms and attorneys, released its 2010 rankings for lawyers and practice groups. Polsinelli Shughart PC received high rankings for 36 attorneys and eight practice areas in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Chambers rankings are based on submissions put forward by law firms, interviews with clients, and Chambers’ own database resources. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best.

New in 2010

Chambers USA recognized two additional Polsinelli Shughart practice areas and nine additional attorneys in 2010. New rankings for Polsinelli Shughart in 2010 include Corporate/M&A (St Louis & Surrounds) – Missouri, Ranked 3, and Labor and Employment (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri, Ranked 3.

Polsinelli Shughart PC Rankings

Ranked 1 in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri
Ranked 1 in Real Estate - Kansas
Ranked 1 in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri
Ranked 2 in Corporate/M&A - Kansas
Ranked 2 in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri
Ranked 2 in Litigation: General Commercial – Kansas
Ranked 3 in Corporate/M&A (St. Louis & Surrounds) – Missouri
Ranked 3 in Labor & Employment (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri Individual Rankings

Individual Rankings

 

Ranked * for R Lawrence Ward in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 1 for Lawrence A Swain in Corporate/M&A - Kansas

Ranked 1 for Greg L Musil in Litigation: General Commercial - Kansas

Ranked 1 for John D Petersen in Real Estate - Kansas

Ranked 1 for Stanley N Woodworth in Real Estate - Kansas

Ranked 1 for Daniel J Flanigan in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 1 for Lonnie J Shalton in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

 

Ranked 2 for Frank Ross in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for James A Polsinelli in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for Kevin R Sweeney in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 2 for Kenneth H Suelthaus in Corporate/M&A (St Louis & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for Lucas J Narducci in Environment (including water rights) - Arizona

Ranked 2 for W Terrence Kilroy in Labor & Employment (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for Cathy J Dean in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for Roy Bash in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for Thomas G Kokoruda in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 2 for W Russell Welsh in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 2 for Edward F Novak in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Arizona

Ranked 2 for Larry Winn in Real Estate - Kansas

Ranked 2 for Robert E Fitzgerald Jr in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

 

Ranked 3 for Jacob W Bayer Jr in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for Robert E Fitzgerald Jr in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 3 for Phillip P Guttillia in Corporate/M&A - Arizona

Ranked 3 for William W Mahood III in Corporate/M&A (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 3 for Joseph T Porter Jr in Corporate/M&A (St Louis & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 3 for Barton D Day in Environment (including water rights) - Arizona

Ranked 3 for Kenneth H Suelthaus in Corporate/M&A (St Louis & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 3 for Jane K McCahill in Healthcare - Illinois

Ranked 3 for William S Robbins Jr in Labor & Employment (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for Anthony F Rupp in Litigation: General Commercial – Kansas

Ranked 3 for Dan R Boulware in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for John M Kilroy Jr in Litigation: General Commercial (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for Lisa Haines in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for Maribeth McMahon in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) - Missouri

Ranked 3 for Michael B Shteamer in Real Estate (Kansas City & Surrounds) – Missouri

Ranked 3 for Janice E Hetland in Real Estate (St Louis & Surrounds) – Missouri

 

Ranked 4 for Thomas Irvine in Real Estate – Arizona

Ranked 4 for Thomas Irvine in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Arizona

 

Ranked U for Christopher A Ward in Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Delaware

 

Key

S - Senior Statesman
* - Star (above rank 1)
U - Up and Coming
W - Associates to Watch


For more information contact Heather McMichael, Public Relations Manager, 816-395-0618, hmcmichael@polsinelli.com


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, New York City, Wilmington, Overland Park, St. Joseph, Springfield, Jefferson City, Topeka and Edwardsville.

About Chambers USA

Chambers USA (www.chambersandpartners.com) ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.