Husch Blackwell has named partners Jon Giokas of St. Louis as leader of its real estate, development and construction business unit and Michael Hargens of Kansas City as the leader of the commercial litigation team.
Giokas’ real estate and finance practice focuses on transactions using public and private capital sources. He succeeds Carrie Hermeling, who had headed the unit for the past 10 years.
Hargens has served as the co-leader of the commercial litigation practice group since 2020. He succeeds JoAnn Sandifer, who stepped down after 10 years leading or co-leading the group.
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