Polsinelli Co-Office Managing Partner Mary Jane Judy has been recognized among the top businesswomen in the greater Kansas City region by Ingram’s Magazine. Judy was inducted into the publication’s 2020 class of Women Executives-Kansas City, or “WeKC.”
Judy is one of 12 high-achieving women honored in this year’s Women Executives-Kansas City class, a program which began back in 1993 to honoring leading businesswomen in the region.
In addition to her role as Co-Managing Partner overseeing the firm’s largest office in Kansas City, Mo., Judy is an accomplished real estate attorney focusing on complex real estate transactions. She specializes in leading teams of lawyers on large portfolio transactions, from dozens to hundreds of properties. She also advises health care clients on unique regulatory issues related to their real estate holdings.
Judy is widely known for her civic engagement and community involvement as a longtime servant leader on behalf of numerous regional organizations. She serves as a board member for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, and is Vice-Chair of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Executive Women’s Leadership Council. Judy serves on the Board of the Committee for County Progress and the University of Missouri School of Law Tigers Scholarship. She is the president of the Kansas City, Mo. Parks and Recreation Board, and provides stewardship for the National World War I Museum and Memorial as a member of the Board of Trustees and Buildings and Grounds committee.
Judy has been recognized for her superior legal abilities, having been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law for the past two years, “Rising Stars” by Kansas and Missouri Super Lawyers for four years, Ingram’s Magazine’s “40 Under Forty” awards and Missouri Lawyers Media’s “Up & Coming” Awards in 2014, to name a few.
“Mary Jane is a natural, standout leader at Polsinelli and exhibits qualities which have allowed her and those she works with to achieve a significant amount of success,” said Polsinelli Chairman and CEO Chase Simmons. “Mary Jane’s commitment to her legal work and clients, as well as to her dedication to civic engagement, make her an invaluable asset to our firm and the greater Kansas City community. We congratulate her for this deserving recognition.”
Ingram’s Magazine’s Women Executives-Kansas City program recognizes high ranking women in the workplace as they represent sectors long-dominated by men, especially in executive roles. This year’s honorees represent a variety of industries such as construction and engineering, financial services, legal services, athletic-related administration and sports broadcasting, health insurance and state-level government.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.