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Jul 14, 2023

Corrigan to lead Shook’s St. Louis office

Bill Corrigan, a former judge, one-time president of The Missouri Bar and current deputy attorney general for the state of Missouri, is joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon.

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Jul 5, 2023

Shook turns prisoner’s rights case proceeds into pro bono civil rights practice expansion

Shook, Hardy & Bacon is dedicating much of its fee award from a 2022 high-profile St. Louis prisoner’s rights case toward expanding the firm’s pro bono civil rights and racial justice efforts.

Sue Werstak
Mar 10, 2023

Legal Limelight: Sue Werstak, Managing partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, St. Louis office

Sue Werstak became the managing partner of one of Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s St. Louis office on Jan. 1, joining the growing ranks of women and diverse partners in leadership roles at the firm.

Mar 3, 2023

7 KC attorneys spring from Shook’s 2023 partner class

Seven Kansas City attorneys at Shook, Hardy & Bacon have been elevated to partner as part of the firm’s 13-strong partner class this year.

Jan 6, 2023

Shook announces leadership changes in St. Louis

Shook, Hardy & Bacon has announced a new leader for its St. Louis office as its prior managing partner moves into a firmwide leadership role.

Sep 22, 2022

Shook, Hardy & Bacon welcomes 14 associates in Kansas City

Shook, Hardy & Bacon announced that 25 recent law school graduates and associate laterals have joined the firm’s offices across the country, including 14 in Kansas City.

Jun 28, 2022

Gray named to Grinnell board of trustees

Shook, Hardy & Bacon partner Jon Gray has been named to the board of trustees for Grinnell College.

Jun 16, 2022

McDonough elected as KC Civic Council chair

The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City has elected Shook, Hardy & Bacon Chair Madeleine McDonough to a two-year term as chair of the organization, effective June 1.

Jun 13, 2022

Eblen selected as IATL fellow

The International Academy of Trial Lawyers has selected Charles Eblen of Shook, Hardy & Bacon as a fellow, pending its annual meeting in Berlin later this year.

May 13, 2022

Shook, Hardy & Bacon opens Connecticut office

Shook, Hardy & Bacon has opened a new office in Hartford, Connecticut, marking its 18th location nationwide.

Mar 17, 2020

George E. Wolf to join architectural firm as general counsel

George E. Wolf III, whose last day as a Jackson County circuit judge was March 16, has joined Kansas City-based architectural, engineering and planning firm HNTB Corporation. According to court spokeswoman Valerie Hartman, Wolf will serve as general counsel of the company. Former Gov. Eric Greitens appointed Wolf to the bench in August 2017. Voters […]

Mar 17, 2020

New Missouri Bar director ‘stands on the shoulders’ of trailblazers

For the first time, The Missouri Bar soon will have an African American lawyer as its executive director.

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