Stinson Attorneys Named to the 2017 Best Lawyers® Women in the Law Edition

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Sixteen attorneys from Stinson Leonard Street LLP were recognized on the Best Lawyers list of "2017 Women in the Law." In addition, three Stinson attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective practices. The group of attorneys is spread out across the firm's footprint and come from a diverse cross section of key practice groups.

The list was published in the spring business edition of Best Lawyers was produced in collaboration with the Coalition of Women's Initiatives in the Law.

The attorneys recognized as "Lawyers of the Year":

Parthenia Evans, Environmental Law

Ellen Sampson, Labor and Employment Law

Penny Slicer, Intellectual Property Law

The attorneys listed in the Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Women in Law edition:


Alisa Lacey, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights


Deb Bayles, Real Estate


Stephanie Scheck, Labor and Employment Law


Angela Bohman, Employee Benefits ERISA

Eileen Day, Trusts and Estates

Laura Halferty, Trusts and Estates

Jeannine Lee, Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation

Barbara Portwood, Real Estate Law

Allison Woodbury, Tax Law

Kansas City

Parthenia Evans, Water Law

Karen Garrett, Banking and Finance Law

Catherine Hauber, Real Estate Law

Patricia Konopka, Labor and Employment Law

Susan McGreevy, Construction Law

Sara Welch, Commercial Litigation

Victoria Westerhaus, Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law

Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

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