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Cameron Garrison
Jan 27, 2020

Law Firm Leader: Cameron Garrison, Lathrop GPM

Cameron Garrison didn’t take long to make a prominent mark in his leadership role at Lathrop Gage. Garrison, who took over as the firm’s managing partner in January 2018, had a busy year in 2019. He provided the guiding force for his firm as it merged with Minneapolis-based firm Gray Plant Mooty, opened an office […]

Jan 6, 2020

Kansas City and Minneapolis firms combine as Lathrop GPM

Kansas City-based Lathrop Gage and Minneapolis-based Gray Plant Mooty completed their combination into Lathrop GPM on Jan. 1. The combined firm, announced in October, “expands client services, deepens both firms’ core in the Midwest and provides a wider national platform,” the firm said in a news release. The combined firm consists of nearly 400 attorneys […]

Santa, Lathrop Gage
Dec 16, 2019

Santa visits children at Lathrop Gage

Children from Operation Breakthrough visited Lathrop Gage’s Kansas City office on Dec. 6 for a special visit from Santa (portrayed by Brian Larios, the firm’s Director of Knowledge Resources, above). Lathrop presented $45,500 to Operation Breakthrough and six other children’s charities. The firm’s attorneys and staff raised the money by paying at least $5 per […]

Oct 31, 2019

Lathrop Gage to combine with Minneapolis firm Gray Plant Mooty

The leadership of the Kansas City firm Lathrop Gage and the Minneapolis firm Gray Plant Mooty voted Oct. 30 to combine as Lathrop GPM LLP, effective Jan. 1, 2020. The combined firm will consist of nearly 400 attorneys in 14 offices nationwide and earn a projected gross revenue of approximately $210 million. Such a revenue […]

Oct 24, 2019

Sarah E. Lintecum, 37, and Lauren M. Wacker, 35

Sarah E. Lintecum, 37 Associate, Lathrop Gage Location: Kansas City Practice Areas: Insurance recovery and counseling, environmental law Law School: University of Missouri-Kansas City Lauren M. Wacker, 35 Of-Counsel, Lathrop Gage Location: Clayton Practice Area: Business litigation Law School: Saint Louis University   Sarah Lintecum and Lauren Wacker were part of a team of Lathrop […]

Vanessa L. Vaughn West
Sep 10, 2019

Vaughn West named Lathrop Gage’s diversity director

Lathrop Gage has named Vanessa L. Vaughn West as its new Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Vaughn West brings nearly 20 years’ experience in roles focused on diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, community relations and communications. She previously served as the community relations manager for the city of Olathe, Kansas and has held similar […]

Jun 20, 2019

Erik Rome joins Lathrop Gage wealth strategies team

Erik Rome has joined Lathrop Gage as an associate in the firm’s Overland Park, Kansas, office. Rome, previously with Spencer Fane, joins Lathrop’s wealth strategies team. He concentrates his practice in estate planning. Rome earned his law degree from the University of Kansas in 2012.

Jun 13, 2019

MOney 2019: Missouri firms enjoy growth year

2018 was a growth year for most of Missouri’s largest firms. A year ago, Missouri had eight law firms with $100 million or more in revenue. Today, Spencer Fane’s phenomenal growth has increased that count to nine. Polsinelli, Husch Blackwell, Stinson, Thompson Coburn and Armstrong Teasdale all saw higher revenue as well, with Polsinelli and […]

Jun 11, 2019

Top Missouri law firms see new crop of leaders in 2019

The leadership of some of Missouri’s largest law firms is going through a generational shift of sorts. On Jan. 1, Chase Simmons formally succeeded Russ Welsh as chairman of Polsinelli — a move that nearly coincided with the retirement of firm namesake James Polsinelli on Jan. 31. That change comes just a year after Cameron […]

Mike Abrams
Jun 7, 2019

5th Circuit adds to Lathrop’s list of wrongful-conviction recoveries

Attorneys from Lathrop Gage won an important victory in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the families of three wrongfully convicted men who spent decades behind bars in Mississippi. “It’s healthy for our country and that community to have a reckoning and put that painful chapter behind them,” said Mike Abrams, […]

Jun 4, 2019

Jean Paul Bradshaw II – Lathrop Gage

During the past three decades, Kansas City attorney Jean Paul Bradshaw II has forged a career that blends an interest in politics and family legacies in the legal profession and public service. Bradshaw is partner-in-charge of Lathrop Gage’s Kansas City office, as well as founder and chairman of Lathrop Gage Consulting, a subsidiary founded in […]

Jan 29, 2019

Lathrop Gage expands with office in Dallas

Lathrop Gage announced on Jan. 17 that it has expanded into Texas with the opening of a Dallas office. The new office is led by Robert Thackston, formerly a name partner at Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, a law firm with offices throughout the country. Three other Hawkins Parnell attorneys joined Thackston in Lathrop’s Dallas […]

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