Expanded Depth and Breadth to Serve Clients


KANSAS CITY, MO, and MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2020 — Lathrop GPM is proudly serving clients from coast to coast and in global markets through its Jan. 1, 2020 combination of the long-standing, highly ranked firms of Lathrop Gage and Gray Plant Mooty.

The combination expands and deepens the legal services available to clients. Lathrop Gage clients gain access to Gray Plant Mooty’s globally recognized franchise law team, as well as its award-winning health law, higher education, mergers and acquisitions, and nonprofit and tax-exempt organization legal practices; and Gray Plant Mooty clients benefit from Lathrop Gage’s extensive legal experiences in life sciences, intellectual property, insurance recovery, tax credits, environmental, tort litigation, and energy. The combination also provides a deeper bench of talent in corporate law, labor and employment law, business litigation, as well as trusts, estates, and legacy planning.

Lathrop GPM consists of nearly 400 attorneys in 14 offices from coast to coast, including Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fargo, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Overland Park, St. Cloud, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C.

The firm would rank No. 113 on the 2019 NLJ 500 list, based on headcount, and No. 140 on the 2019 Am Law 200 list, based on gross revenue. Its two largest offices are in Minneapolis and Kansas City. 

Cameron Garrison serves as Managing Partner of Lathrop GPM and chairs the firm’s 13-member Executive Committee, which consists of partners from both predecessor firms. Gray Plant Mooty former Managing Officer Michael P. Sullivan Jr. serves as Partner in Charge of the firm’s Minneapolis office, a member of the Executive Committee, and firm integration committee lead.

“Our clients are at the heart of everything we do, and we are elated to provide the resources and experience to help our clients shape the future,” said Garrison. “We are excited that our clients benefit from a greater geographic reach, and new and expanded legal practices. Our lawyers and our clients are already seizing myriad opportunities together.”