Husch Blackwell

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Husch Blackwell LLP
Headquarters

Kansas City, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri
No. of offices 16 offices worldwide
No. of employees 1400
Key people Maurice A. Watson - Chairman
Gregory R. Smith - CEO/Managing Partner
Revenue $275 million (2008)[1]
Date founded 2008
Company type Limited Liability Partnership
Website
www.huschblackwell.com

Husch Blackwell LLP (formerly Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP) is a litigation and business services law firm with attorneys in offices in 16 cities, stretching from Washington, D.C. to Phoenix, Arizona and London. The firm was formed in 2008 as a combination of two regional law firms, Blackwell Sanders LLP and Husch & Eppenberger, LLC.[2] The firm also merged with Welsh & Katz, Ltd., a Chicago law firm, in 2008, and with Brown McCarroll, LLC, a Texas law firm, in 2013.[3] The firm specializes in the following industries: agribusiness, energy, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, chemicals and telecommunications.[4]

The Chairman of the firm is Maurice A. Watson, who works from the Kansas City office. Gregory R. Smith, who works from the St. Louis office, is CEO and Managing Partner.[5]

Lawyers and Alumni[edit]

Offices[edit]

office information as of March 2014.

Practice Groups[edit]

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Antitrust & Unfair Competition
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Closely Held Business
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Construction & Design
  • Copyright (IP)
  • Corporate
  • Customs & Trade
  • E-Discovery
  • Education
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Energy
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Environmental, Water & Natural Resources
  • ERISA/Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates
  • Family Law
  • Food Law
  • Franchise & Distribution Law
  • Government Compliance, Investigations & Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Health Law
  • Hospitality
  • Immigration
  • Indian Law
  • Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Investment Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use Development & Financing
  • Levee & Flood Control
  • Malpractice Defense
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal
  • Patents (IP)
  • Private Equity Financing
  • Products Liability & Toxic Tort
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Records & Information Management
  • Safety & Health
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Securities Industry Regulation & Litigation
  • Tax
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Technology & E-Commerce
  • Telecommunications Practice
  • Trademarks (IP)
  • Transportation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

References[edit]

  1. ^ Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP is Officially - Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
  2. ^ Press release about the merger of Blackwell Sanders and Husch & Eppenberger
  3. ^ Press release about the combination of Husch Blackwell and Brown McCarroll
  4. ^ "Firm Profile of Husch Blackwell LLP". The National Law Review. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Press release about the Husch Blackwell leadership transition
  6. ^ Former Congressman Ike Skelton joins Husch Blackwell as Partner
  7. ^ Tim Gay
  8. ^ Kevin Gunn appointed to Mo. Public Service Commission
  9. ^ St. Louis Business Journal Article - Hanaway appointed U.S. Attorney
  10. ^ http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS166078+24-Apr-2008+PRN20080424 Husch and Blackwell Merger article
  11. ^ http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS166078+24-Apr-2008+PRN20080424 Husch and Blackwell Merger article
  12. ^ http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS166078+24-Apr-2008+PRN20080424 Husch and Blackwell Merger article
  13. ^ http://www.nechamber.net/dnn/WhoWeAre/ProfessionalStaff.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.martindale.com/Ronald-J-Sedlacek/4820906-lawyer.htm

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