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Stinson Leonard Street Attorneys Named "Lawyers of the Year" in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America©

Press Release
08.18.2014

(KANSAS CITY, Mo. / MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) Aug. 18, 2014 – Stinson Leonard Street LLP announced that 11 attorneys from the firm were named "Lawyers of the Year" in the Best Lawyers in America© 2015.

Each year, as part of its annual Best Lawyers in America directory, Best Lawyers® selects one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area to recognize as a "Lawyer of the Year." Selection is based on voting averages received during the thousands of peer-review assessments conducted by Best Lawyers. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity, according to Best Lawyers.

The Stinson Leonard Street attorneys who earned “Lawyer of the Year” recognition in 2015 are:

  • James W. Allen was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Securities / Capital Markets Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • David E. Bengtson was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Oil and Gas Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Wichita, Kan.
  • Karen L. Garrett was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Robert V. Ginn was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Omaha, Neb.
  • John A. Granda was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Corporate Compliance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Mark D. Hinderks was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Bet-the-Company Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Daniel J. McInerney, Jr. was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Health Care "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • C. Robert Monroe was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Allen I. Saeks was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Neil R. Shortlidge was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Municipal Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.
  • Sara E. Welch was named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Litigation – Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" in Kansas City, Mo.

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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Amanda Bowling
Director of Marketing Communications
816.691.3478
amanda.bowling@stinson.com

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