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Eleven Stinson Leonard Street Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers in America

Press ReleaseAn additional 121 of the firm's attorneys recognized in the annual directory
08.15.2017

(Aug. 15, 2017)—Stinson Leonard Street LLP announced that 11 of the firm's attorneys were recognized as "Lawyers of the Year" in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. Attorneys honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” are selected by voting averages by location received during the thousands of peer-review assessments Best Lawyers conducts with leading lawyers each year.

In addition to the 11 "Lawyers of the Year", 121 of the firm's lawyers were listed in the 2018 edition as leaders in their practice areas. Those selected come from across the firm's geographic footprint and represent a cross-section of the firm's practice and industry areas.

The attorneys recognized as "Lawyers of the Year":

Minneapolis

  • Allen Saeks, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • James Bertrand, Energy Law
  • John Breviu, Health Care Law
  • Todd Noteboom, Litigation - Banking and Finance


Kansas City


The attorneys listed in the Best Lawyers in America® 2018 include:

Denver


Jefferson City


Kansas City

  • John Aisenbrey, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • James Allen, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • David Barnard, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Daniel Bukovac, Commercial Litigation
  • Sean Colligan, Litigation-Banking and Finance, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation-Securities
  • Stephen Cosentino, Technology Law
  • Douglas Curran, Environmental Law
  • Douglas Dalgleish, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Railroad Law
  • Thomas Davis, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Kirk Doan, Health Care Law
  • Steven Emerson, Insurance Law, Oil and Gas Law, Product Liability, Litigation-Defendants
  • Brent Erwood, Banking and Finance Law
  • Parthy Evans, Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, Water Law
  • Timothy Feathers, Information Technology Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Technology Law, Trademark Law
  • David Frantze, Project Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • Karen Garrett, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • John Granda, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Regulation
  • Mark Hargrave, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation-Banking and Finance
  • Catherine Hauber, Real Estate Law
  • Scott Hecht, Insurance Law
  • Mark Hinderks, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Municipal
  • Ben Hobert, Tax Law
  • Paul Hoffmann, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Robert Hunter, Venture Capital Law
  • Patricia Konopka, Employment Law-Individuals, Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment
  • Todd LaSala, Real Estate Law
  • Mike Lochmann, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Emmett Logan, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Susan McGreevy, Construction Law
  • Philip McKnight, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Robert Monroe, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Andrew Muller, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Patrick Respeliers, Corporate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • James Selle, Corporate Law
  • Mark Shaiken, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Penny Slicer, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Patent Law
  • Kent Stallard, Trusts and Estates
  • James Swenson, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • David Tripp, Environmental Law
  • George Verschelden, Commercial Litigation
  • Gerald Weidner, Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sara Welch, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law- Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment
  • Victoria Westerhaus, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Kip Wiggins, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law


Minneapolis

  • David Axtell, Information Technology Law
  • James Bertrand, Energy Law
  • Angela Bohmann, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • John Breviu, Health Care Law
  • James Bullard, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Jeffrey Cairns, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Dominic Cecere, Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment
  • Kevin Conneely, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent
  • David Crosby, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Trusts and Estates
  • Eileen Day, Trusts and Estates
  • Robert Devolve, Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • William Forsberg, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Eric Galatz, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Bill Greene, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust
  • Laura Halferty, Litigation- Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • David Haynes, Tax Law
  • Gabriel Holloway, Information Technology Law
  • David Kantor, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Sidney Kaplan, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
  • David Kelley, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • John Kuehn, Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Jeannine Lee, Litigation-Insurance, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
  • Joel Leviton, Trademark Law
  • Steven Lindemann, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction
  • Stephen Litman, Trusts and Estates
  • Katherine Moerke, Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Keith Moheban, Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Thomas Nelson, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation-Banking and Finance, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Real Estate, Product Liability Litigation Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs
  • Lowell Noteboom, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction, Mediation
  • Todd Noteboom, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation-Banking and Finance, Litigation-Securities, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants
  • Todd Phelps, Real Estate Law
  • Rick Pins, Employment Law – Management
  • Allen Saeks, Commercial Litigation, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Litigation-Trusts and Estates, Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Ellen Sampson, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment
  • Thomas Sanders, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Daniel Scott, Commercial Litigation
  • Marc Simpson, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation-Land Use and Zoning
  • Byron Starns, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Energy Law, Litigation-Environmental, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Mining Law, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Water Law
  • Lowell Stortz, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Shane Swanson, Trusts and Estates
  • Robert Thavis, Insurance Law
  • Peter Thrane, Insurance Law
  • Alan Van Dellen, Real Estate Law
  • Mark Weitz, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • Allison Woodbury, Tax Law


Phoenix

  •  Elizabeth Chatham, Immigration Law
  • Jeffrey Goulder, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Real Estate
  • Alisa Lacey, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Michael Manning, Commercial Litigation
  • Michael Parrish, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
  • Thomas Salerno, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Lonnie Williams, Jr., Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Management


St. Louis

  • David Everson, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Troy Kendrick Jr., Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • John Munich, Commercial Litigation, Education Law
  • Charles Redd, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Harold Tzinberg, Real Estate Law


Washington, DC

  • Marc Albert, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Darrell Clark, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • David D'Alessandro, Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law
  • Kelly Daly, Energy Law
  • Dennis Lane, Energy Law
  • John McCaffrey, Energy Law
  • Glen Ortman, Energy Law
  • Harvey Reiter, Energy Law
  • Jonathan Schneider, Energy Law


Wichita

  • David Bengtson, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Oil and Gas Law
  • Jack Marvin, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law
  • Robert Overman, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management
  • Lynn Preheim, Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law
  • Stephanie Scheck, Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • John Vetter, Trusts and Estates

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816.691.3478
amanda.bowling@stinson.com

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