Lathrop Gage Welcomes Court Landon as CFO
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 31, 2016) – Lathrop Gage today announced the hiring of Courtney (Court) M. Landon as its new Chief Financial Officer. Landon joins the firm with nearly 20 years of experience in finance, accounting and law.
“Court brings a strong track record and unique perspective to our firm,” said Mark Bluhm, CEO of Lathrop Gage. “His deep financial and operational background make him and important catalyst to further enhance the value we provide our clients.”
As CFO, Landon will develop Lathrop Gage’s financial and accounting strategy, overseeing functions that include budgeting, cash forecasting, pricing, and growth objectives through lateral hiring and merger opportunities, and managing key banking and vendor relationships. Landon will be based in Lathrop Gage’s Chicago office.
Formerly with Quarles & Brady, Landon served as the Practice Group Operating Officer for its transactional department and led a multi-functional team assigned to support all strategic initiatives for six of its largest national practice groups.
Previously, Landon was the Director of Finance at a predecessor firm of Edwards Wildman, an American Lawyer 100 firm and also previously worked at Accenture, a management consulting services company. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned his juris doctor from Chicago Kent College of Law.
Lathrop Gage has 320 attorneys nationwide serving clients in the areas of litigation, intellectual property and business.Chambers USA ranks Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, labor and employment, litigation and real estate practices among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.