Doug Dalgleish Joins Stinson Leonard Street's Litigation Practice in Kansas City

Press ReleaseDalgleish Has Nearly 30 Years of Trial and Litigation Experience

Stinson Leonard Street LLP announced that Douglas R. Dalgleish, an attorney with significant trial and appellate experience, has joined the firm's Business and Commercial Litigation I Division as a partner in the firm's Kansas City office. Prior to joining the firm, Dalgleish was a partner at Lathrop & Gage LLP in that firm's Kansas City, Mo. office.

Dalgleish has a broad profile of first chair experience representing clients at trial and on appeals before federal and state courts throughout the U.S. His experience helped him gain entry into the American College of Trial Lawyers as a Fellow. The ACTL is a prestigious association that consists of a select group of accomplished trial attorneys. Fellowship is extended by invitation only to those attorneys who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Stinson Leonard Street has five ACTL Fellows, including Dalgleish.

Dalgleish's list of representative litigation matters includes high-profile, precedent-setting cases, including the Missouri Supreme Court case that established work product opinion protection. He has been the successful counsel in a wide variety of cases, including shareholder derivative litigation, wrongful death, negligence, long term supply and revenue division contract disputes, toxic tort and products liability. Dalgleish has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts, arbitrations, class actions and alternative dispute procedures throughout the country.

"Doug brings a tremendous level of lead trial and litigation talent to our firm," said John Munich, who chairs Stinson Leonard Street's Business and Commercial Litigation I Division. "Like other litigators in our firm, he has established himself as a go-to attorney for clients needing experienced trial and appellate counsel. He joins a large team of our attorneys who have substantial first chair trial experience."

Stinson Leonard Street's Litigation Division consists of more than 180 trial attorneys who collectively have tried hundreds of disputes in jury and bench trials. The firm represents clients in state, federal, tribal and other courts and tribunals throughout the U.S. The firm's litigation attorneys also handle disputes outside of the courtroom, often resolving matters through investigations, pre-lawsuit negotiations and alternative dispute-resolution (ADR) procedures, such as arbitration and mediation.

Dalgleish is the eighth partner to join Stinson Leonard Street since Jan. 1, 2014, when Stinson Morrison Hecker and Leonard, Street and Deinard completed their merger. The combined firm has offices in 14 cities and more than 520 attorneys.

"I'm thrilled to join Stinson Leonard Street which has a powerhouse practice in all aspects of corporate and litigation services," said Dalgleish. "It's an exciting time to become a partner there with their recent merger and expansion."

Benchmark Litigation listed Dalgleish among Missouri’s “litigation stars.” The Kansas City Business Journal included him on its annual "Best of the Bar" list from 2004-2012. For 10 consecutive years, Dalgleish has been listed among the leading lawyers in Chambers USA. He has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America, and in 2014 was named its "Lawyer of the Year" in the field of railroad law for Kansas City, Mo.

Dalgleish earned a law degree from Stanford University. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas.

About Stinson Leonard Street

Stinson Leonard Street LLP provides sophisticated transactional and litigation legal services to clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national and international public companies. As one of the 75 largest firms in the U.S., Stinson Leonard Street has more than 520 attorneys and offices in 14 cities, including Minneapolis, Mankato and St. Cloud, Minn.; Kansas City, St. Louis and Jefferson City, Mo.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Denver, Colo.; Washington, D.C.; Decatur, Ill.; Wichita and Overland Park, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; and Bismarck, N.D.

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