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commercial litigation

Sep 13, 2009

Life after the big firm

Commercial litigators exit Husch over client conflicts

Two Husch Blackwell Sanders partners kicked into high gear their plan to start their own firm after conflicts forced them to give up potential cases. Commercial litigator Geoffrey Gerber on Sept. 1 joined former Husch Blackwell recruiting vice-chairman Pete Salsich III at The BrickHouse Law Group office in Lafayette Square.

Feb 23, 2009

Up & Coming Lawyers: Todd Bartels, 39

* Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, shareholder * University of Missouri-Columbia * Commercial litigation Todd Bartels’ case files read like a “Who’s Who” of major commercial entities. He has worked on a number of important cases involving Fortune 500 companies, major insurance carriers, health care organizations and many other significant clientele. Bartels’ career mile[...]

Feb 23, 2009

Up & Coming Lawyers: Jason Grill, 28

* Holtsclaw & Kendall, associate * University of Missouri-Columbia * FELA, Transportation Law, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Jason Grill built a practice with his father, run for office twice and become one of the youngest politicians in the state of Missouri, all before the age of 30. He said that working on legislation and creating […]

Feb 20, 2009

Up & Coming Lawyers: Justin Johnston, 33

* Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, shareholder * University of Missouri-Kansas City * Criminal, Business and Commercial Litigation John Justin Johnston’s proudest moment in his profession is a pro bono case he is working on this year. He said, “It’s important to give back to those who don’t have access to justice.” Johnston was the lead […]

Feb 20, 2009

Up & Coming Lawyers: Brandon J.B. Boulware, 32

* Rouse Hendricks German May, associate * American University * Commercial Litigation Brandon J.B. Boulware represents numerous clients in large complex cases, including a former chief financial officer of the nation’s largest dairy cooperative, a national distributor of exercise equipment and former shareholders of a large business seminar company. “As long as I can remember,” [[...]

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