News Releases
December 2, 2015
Polsinelli welcomes 18 new associate attorneys to the firm as part of its growth and commitment to the development of young lawyers. The associates will practice in key areas for Polsinelli including health care, real estate, corporate and transactional, intellectual property, along with other areas.

“We are pleased to welcome a diverse group of associates to our firm,” said Polsinelli Chairman Russ Welsh. “We are committed to this next generation of Polsinelli attorneys who help strengthen our firm while starting or advancing their legal careers.”

Polsinelli just announced the promotion of 24 attorneys nationwide to shareholder. The firm’s growth continued in 2015 with the addition of two new offices in Raleigh and Nashville. In January, a study by BTI ranked Polsinelli in the top five percent of national law firms for superior client service. The firm climbed to a No. 86 ranking in the American Lawyer’s top 100 law firms before being named the largest health care practice in the nation by Modern Healthcare in June.

Polsinelli has more than 750 attorneys nationwide working in 18 cities. Attorneys from offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Phoenix, San Francisco and St. Louis join the firm as associates.

Atlanta
  • Cary Burke, Labor & Employment. He earned his law degree from the University of Georgia. 
Chicago
  • Keithan Hedrick, Corporate and Transactional. He earned his law degree, cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law. 
  • Kelsey Shulan, Real Estate Services. She earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. 
Dallas
  • Ashley Neerhof, Commercial Litigation. She earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Texas Tech University. 
Denver
  • Holly LaCount, Corporate and Transactional. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School. 
  • Parker Smith, Commercial Litigation. He earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina. 
Kansas City
  • Gabrielle Ilaria, Toxic & Mass Tort. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Washburn University School of Law. 
  • Steven Munch, Corporate and Transactional. He earned his law degree from Northwestern University 
  • Alexia M. Noble, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation. She earned her law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. 
  • Robert Pratt, Corporate and Transactional. He earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis 
  • Emily Shaw, Health Care. She earned her law degree from Cornell Law School. 
  • Amber Simon, Insurance Recovery. She earned her law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. 
  • Matthew Wine, Construction, Energy & Real Estate Litigation. He earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. 
Phoenix
  • Ashley R. Gleckler, Corporate and Transactional. She earned her law degree, with distinction, from The University of Iowa College of Law. 
  • Taylor Maun, Corporate and Transactional. She earned her law degree from the University of California – Los Angeles. 
San Francisco
  • Emily Knoles, Labor & Employment Litigation. She earned her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. 
St. Louis
  • Phoebe Arde-Acquah, Intellectual Property. She earned her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. 
  • Peter Eggers, Health Care. He earned his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.