September 30, 2009

The leaders of tomorrow are being recognized today. Missouri Lawyers Weekly, the state’s premiere legal newspaper, selected five Polsinelli Shughart PC attorneys as Up and Coming Lawyers for 2009. The newspaper honored them, and other attorneys across the state, at the Champions Club, Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on September 30th.

The five Polsinelli Shughart attorneys selected include:

· James M. Humphey-Humphrey is a partner in the firm’s business litigation department.

· William E. Quick-Quick is a partner in the firm’s business department.

· Christopher P. Sobba-Sobba is a partner in the firm’s construction litigation practice.

· Travis L. Salmon-Salmon is a partner in the firm’s business litigation practice.

· Blake H. Reeves- Reeves is a senior associate and practices in the firm’s health care litigation practice.

The attorneys were chosen from lawyers across the State of Missouri based on their legal qualifications and commitment to the community.

We are pleased to see that the leaders of tomorrow are being recognized for their efforts today," said Polsinelli Shughart CEO & Chairman W. Russell Welsh. "As a firm, we are committed to the growth of our young attorneys and I want to personally congratulate them. We want Polsinelli Shughart to be a firm where attorneys can build and flourish in their legal careers."

Congratulations to our five Polsinelli Shughart attorneys chosen as Up and Coming Lawyers for 2009.

About Polsinelli Shughart
With approximately 480 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( 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 and health care. 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 offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Wilmington, Delaware; Chicago and Edwardsville, Illinois; Overland Park and Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and St. Joseph, Missouri; New York City; and Washington, D.C