Husch Blackwell

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Husch Blackwell LLP

Kansas City, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri
No. of offices 20
No. of attorneys 700
No. of employees 1500
Key people Maurice A. Watson - Chairman
Gregory R. Smith - CEO/Managing Partner
Paul Eberle - Deputy CEO
Revenue $346 million (2015)[1]
Date founded 2008
Company type Limited Liability Partnership

Husch Blackwell LLP (formerly Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP) is a litigation and business services law firm with attorneys in offices in 19 cities, most of which are located in the Midwestern and Southern United States.[2]


The firm was formed in 2008 as a combination of two regional law firms, Blackwell Sanders LLP and Husch & Eppenberger LLC .[3] 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.[4] In 2016, Husch Blackwell combined with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek of Wisconsin.[5] The firm specializes in the following industries: food and agribusiness; energy and natural resources; financial services and capital markets; healthcare; life sciences; higher education; real estate, development and construction; technology; manufacturing; and transportation.[6]

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  1. ^ Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP is Officially - Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
  2. ^ "Offices | Husch Blackwell". Husch Blackwell. Retrieved 2017-01-13. Note that there are 20 offices in 19 cities (due to having two offices in St. Louis). 
  3. ^ Kansas City Business Journal article about merger
  4. ^ ["Husch Happily Messes With Texas (Law Firm)". Kansas City Business Journal. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Husch Blackwell closes book on merger with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek - Kansas City Business Journal". 2016-07-19. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 
  6. ^ "Firm Profile of Husch Blackwell LLP". The National Law Review. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Former Congressman Ike Skelton joins Husch Blackwell as Partner
  8. ^ St. Louis Business Journal Article - Hanaway appointed U.S. Attorney
  9. ^ (Press Release) Husch and Blackwell Merger Article

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