Seven Lathrop Gage Attorneys Named Benchmark Litigation Stars


Benchmark LitigationThe Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys selected seven Lathrop Gage Partners as 2020 Benchmark Litigation Stars. The honor indicates that Benchmark Litigation’s research process identified these attorneys as being among the preeminent litigation practitioners in the U.S.

Lathrop Gage attorneys listed include Michael J. Abrams (General Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Securities Litigation, Media/Entertainment Litigation – Kansas City, Mo.), R. Scott Beeler (General Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation – Overland Park, Kan.), Nancy Sher Cohen (Insurance Litigation – Los Angeles), Brian C. Fries (General Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Securities Litigation – Kansas City, Mo.), Jennifer M. Hannah (General Commercial Litigation– Kansas City, Mo.), Laura Reathaford (Labor & Employment – Los Angeles) and Robert E. Thackston (General Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Dallas). Hannah moved up this year from “Future Star” to “Star” and Thackston made the list for the first time.

Benchmark Litigation conducts extensive interviews with litigators and in-house counsel to identify its Stars – those consistently referenced by peers and clients as reputable and effective litigators. In addition to the individual attorney rankings, Lathrop Gage is ranked by Benchmark Litigation as a recommended law firm in its Kansas and Missouri directory.

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