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Greensfelder attorneys place in Chambers industry guide

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. announced that Chambers and Partners has highly ranked multiple Greensfelder attorneys and practice areas in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA legal industry guide.

Greensfelder’s Franchising practice and Officers Beata Krakus, who is based in the firm’s Chicago office, and Leonard D. Vines, who is in the firm’s St. Louis office, earned national rankings for franchising law.

In addition, for the St. Louis metropolitan area, the firm was highly ranked for the practice areas of Litigation: General Commercial and Labor & Employment, and the following Greensfelder Officers in St. Louis were ranked as among the top attorneys in their respective practice areas:

• Amy L. Blaisdell (Labor & Employment)
• Vincent J. Garozzo (Corporate/M&A)
• Jill K. Luft (Labor & Employment)
• Kevin T. McLaughlin (Labor & Employment)

“Our firm is very honored to be recognized again by the prestigious Chambers USA guide for our leaders and practice areas serving our clients in St. Louis and throughout the country,” said Greensfelder President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin T. McLaughlin. “We congratulate our attorneys who earned high praise from our clients in evaluations that helped determine the Chambers rankings.”

Chambers noted that Greensfelder’s Franchising group is known for its “significant expertise on both domestic and international franchise-related transactional matters including M&A” as well as litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Chambers also highlighted Greensfelder’s highly respected labor and employment work in industries including health care and financial services, as well as the firm’s litigation experience across the country in areas such as product liability, franchising and distribution, ERISA, and energy.

Chambers reported feedback from clients who described the firm’s attorneys as “very impressive, easy to understand, good communicators, and fast and efficient.”

Published annually and widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations across the nation, the Chambers USA guide ranks the leading U.S. firms and attorneys based on in-depth research and interviews with clients and peers. London-based Chambers and Partners assesses attorneys on attributes most valued by clients, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment. For more information, visit

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

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