May 13, 2011

In its annual list of the nation's 250 largest law firms, The National Law Journal documented the second consecutive year of headcount declines among the top law firms in the U.S. Polsinelli Shughart, on the other hand, is growing. How fast are we growing? Polsinelli Shughart had the third largest growth in attorneys from 2009 to 2010. Polsinelli Shughart (NLJ 87) - 13% increase (398 to 457).

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Growth Fast Facts about Polsinelli Shughart during the last two years:

• Added more than 50 lawyers “net” since 2009
• Moved or expanded to larger offices to accommodate growth in Chicago, Denver, Phoenix and St. Louis
• Added a Jefferson City, Missouri office
• Added large groups of shareholders, at once, in Denver, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
• Consolidated offices in Kansas, where we are the second largest law firm

Modern Healthcare ranked Polsinelli Shughart’s national Health Care Group as the 10th largest in the nation in 2010. In April, the firm added 11 health care lawyers from the same prominent law firm in Denver. This expanding platform, the firm’s entrepreneurial spirit and its growth are attracting sophisticated lawyers across the country to the firm.

About Polsinelli Shughart PC

With more than 530 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business law, financial services, real estate and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients, Polsinelli Shughart is redefining the business of law by sharing ideas, goals and outcomes with its 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 located in Kansas City; St. Louis; Phoenix; Chicago; Denver; Washington, D.C.; New York; Dallas; Wilmington, Del.; Overland Park, Kan.; St. Joseph, Springfield, and Jefferson City, Mo.; Topeka, Kan.; and Edwardsville, Ill.