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Up & Coming Lawyers: Hayley E. Hanson, 33

* Husch Blackwell Sanders, partner * Drake University * Education Hayley Hanson has carved a career path exclusively representing school districts, colleges and universities. She has won defense verdicts in both personal injury and discrimination for educational institutions. Hanson was ...

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Up & Coming Lawyers: Fang Shen, 32

* Husch Blackwell Sanders, associate * University of Missouri-Kansas City and People’s University of China * Corporate Law During Fang Shen’s study for her undergraduate law degree in China, she took two classes from U.S. visiting professors who expanded her ...

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Up & Coming Lawyers: Steven F. McCandless, 34

* Husch Blackwell Sanders, partner * Washington University * Commercial Finance Steven McCandless has been with his firm since 1999, his first job out of law school. He hopes to have a long future there, much like his mentor Ed ...

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Summaries can lead to full-fledged court battles

It can be difficult for Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s office to produce ballot summary language that pleases everybody. Take, for example, a measure aimed at curtailing state funding of stem cell research. A St. Louis-based group called Missouri Roundtable ...

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Freshman year report card

It’s almost a year later, and Husch Blackwell Sanders still has a trace of that new firm smell. Husch Blackwell is coming out of 2008 with average profits per partner at around $560,000, higher than they were the previous year ...

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Witness scheduling blamed for mixed verdict

Dr. Joel Cooper is just the kind of plaintiff any lawyer would want on the stand: esteemed, funny, warm, knowledgeable. So his attorney Jerome “Jerry” Dobson had mixed feelings when the St. Louis jury came back with a $525,000 verdict ...

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Wash. U. plans appeal of $525,000 verdict

Washington University plans to appeal a $525,000 verdict issued against it in an age-discrimination claim by a former surgeon and department head. The university’s defense attorney, Joe Conran, of Husch Blackwell Sanders, said he plans on appealing after making post-trial ...

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Husch Blackwell combines offices in Clayton

Husch Blackwell Sanders’ combination of its St. Louis offices will be swift. The firm will move 184 attorneys and staff from its downtown St. Louis office to 210,000 square feet in The Plaza in Clayton office building no later than ...

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Lobbying for a little change

Corporate clients that have been sitting on the sidelines are starting to get involved in lobbying efforts as President-elect Barack Obama takes office as president and the Democratic Party tightens its grip on Congress, according to attorneys and lobbyists. Now the Missouri firms who have beefed up or started Washington, D.C., government affairs practices the past three years may find out whether their investment will pay off.

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