Best Lawyers 2020 Edition lists 42 Greensfelder attorneys

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., is pleased to announce that 42 of the firm’s attorneys have been listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal industry’s leading peer review publications.

Among the firm’s recognized attorneys, Officer Andrew W. Manuel was named Construction Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for the St. Louis region. In each metropolitan area, only a single attorney in each legal practice area is designated as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

“We are tremendously proud of our attorneys who continue to demonstrate outstanding legal skills, talent and service to our clients in our home office cities and throughout the nation, as well as internationally,” said interim Greensfelder Chief Executive Officer John W. Dillane. “We congratulate each Greensfelder attorney who has been recognized by Best Lawyers as among the nation’s top lawyers for 2020.”

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers compiles its lists of top-ranked attorneys through extensive surveys of leading lawyers who assess the legal abilities of their peers. Lawyers are not permitted to pay a fee to participate or be recognized. The 2020 edition of Best Lawyers incorporates more than 8.3 million evaluations, resulting in recognition for 62,000 lawyers in 146 practices areas spanning 200 metro locations.

Following are the Greensfelder attorneys selected by Best Lawyers for 2020, as well as their recognized practice areas, grouped according to office location.

St. Louis

– James E. Adkins (Real Estate Law)

– T. Christopher Bailey (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)

– Amy L. Blaisdell (Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment)

– Edward S. Bott, Jr. (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants)

– Kathy H. Butler (Health Care Law)

– Dennis G. Collins (Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment)

– Beth M. Conran (Commercial Litigation)

– Jennifer Clump Davis (Trusts and Estates)

– John W. Dillane (Corporate Law; Health Care Law)

– James H. Ferrick (Commercial Litigation)

– Vincent J. Garozzo (Business Organizations [including LLCs and Partnerships]; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law)

– Jackson D. Glisson (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

– Richard Greenberg (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)

– Richard R. Hardcastle III (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

– David M. Harris (Commercial Litigation; Franchise Law; Health Care Law)

– Alfred Henneboehle (Real Estate Law)

– Keith A. Herman (Trusts and Estates)

– Kevin F. Hormuth (Commercial Litigation)

– Bernard C. Huger (Nonprofit; Charities Law)

– Donald G. Kennedy (Real Estate Law)

– Gregg J. Lepper (Health Care Law)

– Thomas G. Lewin, Of Counsel (Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law)

– Jill K. Luft (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)

– Andrew W. Manuel (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

– Kevin T. McLaughlin (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)

– Thomas H. Mug, Of Counsel (Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)

– Jay A. Nathanson (Corporate Law; Tax Law)

– Douglas S. Neville (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law)

– Mary Beth Ortbals, Of Counsel (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)

– Daniel J. Schwartz (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law; Litigation – ERISA)

– Mark E. Stallion (Copyright Law; Patent Law)

– Thomas L. Story, Of Counsel (Real Estate Law)

– Patrick J. Sweeney (Corporate Law)

– Erwin O. Switzer (Appellate Practice; Government Relations Practice)

– Jennifer L. Therrien (Construction Law)

– Leonard D. Vines (Franchise Law)

– Michael E. Wilson (Construction Law; Litigation – Construction)

– Mary Ann L. Wymore (Advertising Law)


– Russell K. Scott (Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)


– Patrick J. Cotter (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)

– Beata Krakus (Franchise Law)

– Susan Meyer, Of Counsel (Franchise Law)

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville.

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