Awards & Recognition
May 21, 2013

Polsinelli congratulates Senior Partner Cathy J. Dean who was selected by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association as a Dean of the Trial Bar. The honor was given to Dean at the annual Bench-Bar Conference in Branson, Missouri in May.

"We congratulate Cathy for this most prestigious honor," said Polsinelli Chairman Russ Welsh. "Her distinguished trial service driven by business insights make her a worthy recipient of this recognition."

About Cathy Dean

Focusing her career in the area of complex commercial litigation, Cathy J. Dean has significant courtroom experience in both state and federal courts. She has served as trial counsel in antitrust, trade secret, complex business and commercial and product liability cases.

Drawing on over 30 years of trial and appellate experience, Ms. Dean is skilled in resolving disputes through negotiation and mediation. Clients value her as a trusted counselor who works with them to accomplish their goals and regularly achieves beneficial results for clients without the need of trial.

Ms. Dean has also served as chair of the firm's Litigation Department. Prior to that, she was chair of the Business Litigation practice group.