Awards & Recognition
July 16, 2012

Missouri Lawyers Weekly, the state’s premiere legal newspaper, selected four Polsinelli Shughart attorneys as “Up & Coming Lawyers” for 2012. The attorneys were chosen from lawyers across the State of Missouri based on their legal qualifications and commitment to the community. Only 50 attorneys statewide were chosen for this honor.

“We are pleased to see that the leaders of tomorrow are being recognized for their efforts today,” said Polsinelli Shughart Chairman Russ 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.”

The four Polsinelli Shughart attorneys selected include:

• Brook M. Bailey is a Kansas City shareholder who advises clients on complex leasing and transactional real estate matters.

• Matthew C. Hans is a St. Louis shareholder who focuses on antitrust and commercial litigation for clients.

• Jay E. Heidrick is an associate in Overland Park who concentrates on intellectual property litigation and commercial litigation.

• Adam T. Suroff is a Kansas City shareholder who defends clients in product liability litigation matters.

An awards ceremony to honor the attorneys will be held in Kansas City, September 13, 2012. Congratulations to our four Polsinelli Shughart attorneys chosen as Up & Coming Lawyers for 2012.

About Polsinelli Shughart

With more than 600 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart ( is a national law firm and recognized leader in the areas of health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences, energy and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients, the firm builds enduring relationships by creating value through our legal services - with passion, ingenuity and a sense of urgency. The firm has offices in Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Kansas City; Los Angeles; New York; Phoenix; St. Louis; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. In California, Polsinelli Shughart LLP.