August 19, 2017

Polsinelli PC

Phone: 816-753-1000

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 750 attorneys in 18 offices, serving corporations, institutions, entrepreneurs and individuals nationally. Ranked in the top five percent of law firms for client service and top five percent of firms for innovating new and valuable services, the firm has risen more than 100 spots in Am Law’s annual firm ranking over the past six years. Polsinelli attorneys provide practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences and technology, and business litigation. Polsinelli attorneys have depth of experience in 100 service areas and 70 industries.

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Lisa J. Acevedo, Polsinelli, HIPAA Compliance Lawyer, Health Privacy Matters Attorney
Shareholder
Lisa Acevedo provides strategic counsel in the areas of federal health privacy laws, including HIPAA, as amended by the HITECH Act, FERPA, the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse...
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Associate
In the health care industry, where the regulatory environment is ever-changing, Matthew Agnew understands the importance of navigating clients through a complex regulatory landscape with an...
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Barry Alexander, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney
Shareholder
Barry Alexander provides strategic legal advice to a wide range of health care providers, specialty pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and private equity investors on the complex...
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LaToya Alexander, Polsinelli, Wage and Hour Litigation Lawyer, Employment Class Actions Attorney
Associate
LaToya Alexander has a passion for employment and labor litigation, and believes that forming strong relationships with clients is critical to providing effective legal counsel. For each...
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Principal
Mahsa Aliaskari has dedicated her legal career to guiding and advising clients through the labyrinth that is U.S. immigration law. As an immigrant who, at one time, also ran a business,...
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Herbert F. Allen, Polsinelli, Antitrust Litigation Lawyer, Complex Healthcare Compliance Attorney
Associate
Herb Allen finds inspiration helping clients tackle complex antitrust and litigation problems, both in the courtroom and before government enforcement agencies. He brings the perspective of...
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Kathryn T. Allen, Polsinelli PC, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Technology Licensing Attorney
Associate
Having begun her legal career as an in-house attorney, Kathryn Allen has a unique understanding on the needs of an organization when it comes to utilizing technology and intellectual...
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Ramsey Ammar, Polsinelli Law Firm, Corporate Transactional Law Attorney
Associate
As a corporate and transactional attorney, clients rely on Ramsey Ammar for guidance in all phases of their businesses, including entity formation, reorganization, fundraising, growth...
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Brett D. Anders, Polsinelli, Federal Bankruptcy Lawyer, Foreclosure Proceedings Attorney
Shareholder, Practice Chair
Brett Anders is the Chair of Polsinelli’s Creditors Rights, Loan Enforcement and Creditor Bankruptcy Representation practice.  He enforces the rights and remedies of both securitized...
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Shareholder
Janice Anderson offers a unique perspective to health care clients that is based on her extensive clinical and health care operational background (including serving on the senior executive...
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Associate
Anne Baggott firmly believes that a close relationship with clients and comprehensive knowledge of their business are the keys to successful legal representation. She excels in helping...
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Mary M. Bannister, Complex Business Transactions Attorney, Polsinelli Law Firm
Shareholder
Mary Bannister is known for achieving successful and timely closings of complex business transactions. She provides strategic legal advice whether the structure or negotiation involves...
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Anne Cherry Barnett, Attorney, Polsinelli Law Firm
Principal
With an eye toward being a valued resource and partner to clients, Anne Cherry Barnett approaches each matter with the goal of streamlining costly litigation and achieving the client’s...
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Carol C. Barnett, Polsinelli, Wage and Hour Lawyer, Retaliation Attorney
Shareholder
Carol Barnett’s proven ability in negotiating the ever-changing landscape of employment law helps clients save time and money. Carol’s background in human resources for a Fortune 500...
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Alexander Bartko, Polsinelli Law Firm, Real Estate and Business Litigation Attorney
Associate
Alex Bartko takes pride in bringing an assertive and strategic brand of representation to clients as a member of Polsinelli’s litigation team. His practice focuses on litigating real estate...
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Associate
John R. Bednarz truly enjoys working with inventors and entrepreneurs. He counsels clients by applying his computer science background and experience in the preparation and prosecution of...
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Nicole Behnen, Polsinelli Law Firm, Product Liability Litigation Attorney
Shareholder, Practice Vice-Chair
Nicole Behnen takes pride in helping clients in the defense of lawsuits involving products liability, premises liability and toxic torts. Nicole serves as Vice Chair of the firm’s national...
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Jeffrey S. Bell, Polsinelli PC, International Immigration Lawyer, Visa Compliance Issues Attorney
Jeffrey Bell is an innovative and creative problem solver. In the ever-changing world of immigration law, clients appreciate his ability to see the big picture as he crafts practical...
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Gregory M. Bentz, Polsinelli, antitrust laws attorney, business trade disputes lawyer
Senior Partner
For over 30 years Greg Bentz has advised and advocated for our clients. He is equally at home in both the courtroom and the boardroom. Greg has a strong substantive knowledge of the...
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Brian D. Bewley, Polsinelli PC, Federal investigations Lawyer, False Claims Act litigation Attorney, Washington D.C.
Shareholder
Brian Bewley provides comprehensive representation to a broad range of health care organizations in fraud and abuse and compliance matters. He brings value that clients appreciate with his...
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Shareholder, Practice Co-Chair
Michael Campbell has successfully recovered money and assets for lenders where others have failed. He is co-chair of the Loan Enforcement practice and brings experience and creativity to...
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Stacy Carpenter, Polsinelli Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Stacy Carpenter is a resolution-focused trial attorney who understands the importance of identifying and employing a litigation strategy that is outcome-driven, effective, and aligned with...
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Associate
Cecelia Carroll is dedicated to her practice in the defense of companies involved in complex toxic and mass tort litigation. She is actively involved in every aspect of her cases, from...
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Emma R. Cecil, Polsinelli PC, Government Investigations Lawyer, White Collar Defense Attorney, Atlanta
Attorney
With the goal of advancing and protecting each client’s unique interests, Emma Cecil brings a keen attention to detail, strategic thinking, and a practical, results-oriented approach to all...
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Aaron Chickos focuses his practice on defending companies against toxic and mass tort claims. Aaron has experience representing a diverse clientele in a range of high profile, complex...
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Ana Christian, Polsinelli Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Associate
Ana Christian is spurred by a passion for helping clients bring cutting-edge medical advancements to the patients who need them. An efficient negotiator, her previous experience working...
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Associate
Jonathan Clark knows that no two cases are the same and that the key to effective representation is found through personal commitment and business insight into each matter he handles....
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Kevin M. Coffey, Polsinelli PC, Chicago, Planning Advocacy Lawyer, Compliance matters Attorney
Associate
Kevin Coffey blends advocacy skills and a proactive planning approach in providing comprehensive health care legal representation to a broad range of organizations in fraud and abuse and...
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Shareholder
Chris Coggins’ ability to quickly recognize the issues and work toward efficient and effective solutions provides value to clients and the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice. Chris works...
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Bennett L. Cohen, Polsinelli PC, Appellate Practice Lawyer, Commercial Litigation Attorney,
Of Counsel
Ben Cohen's deep knowledge of appellate practice makes him a valuable resource to clients. He focuses on litigation that is on appeal, might involve an appeal, or needs to be managed so as...
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Rhiannon DAgostin, Polsinelli Law Firm, Biotech and Intellectual Property Attorney
Associate
Rhiannon D'Agostin utilizes her scientific and legal experience to develop practical strategies for clients that focus on their specific legal and business objectives. With a graduate...
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Jay M. Dade, Polsinelli PC, Employment Discrimination Claims Attorney, Wage and Hour Disputes Lawyer
Shareholder
Jay M. Dade is an experienced labor and employment lawyer who counsels clients on: Day-to-day personnel management and union management issues, including alcohol and drug testing policy...
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Daniels, associate, Polsinelli
Associate
Adam is valued by clients and colleagues alike for his unique perspective and acute attention to detail, influenced (in part) from his background in engineering and work in aerospace. Adam...
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Associate
Todd Davidovits’s experience allows him to work with clients to strategically guide them through the complex nature of intellectual property. As legal judicial extern to the honorable John...
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Graham Day, Polsinelli Law Firm, Intellectual Property and Business Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Graham Day has spent nearly 20 years capitalizing on efficiency and creativity to solve a wide range of issues for clients. He is adept at recognizing the business realities of a given...
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Elton Dean, Inventions, Attorney, Polsinelli Law Firm
Shareholder
Elton Dean’s natural curiosity and desire to figure out how things work make him invaluable to clients who develop inventions. His thirst for knowledge led him to the Massachusetts...
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Associate
As an employment lawyer, Stephanie Delatorre is well aware that management decisions directly correlate to business decisions, and she remains focused on identifying and advising clients on...
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Lauren P. DeSantis-Then, Polsinelli, government defense investigations lawyer, securities fraud attorney
Shareholder
Lauren is a problem solver who concentrates her practice in the areas of government contracts, construction, and Public-Private Partnerships (P3s). She handles complex protests of federal...
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As the former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Todd Dickinson possesses an in-depth knowledge of the USPTO and its...
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Lilian Doan Davis, Polsinelli PC, Public Corporation Liabilities Lawyer, Whistleblower Claims Attorney
Associate
Lilian Davis helps private and public corporations, individuals, and municipalities identify and address potential liabilities. She brings a passion for the practice of employment law and a...
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Robert E. Entin, Polsinelli, Labor Union Lawyer, Chicago, Employee Discipline attorney
Shareholder
Rob Entin is not your ordinary labor and employment attorney. Before joining Polsinelli, Rob worked as an in-house counsel for a large Chicago-area labor union. That unique work experience...
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Associate
As a member of the firm's Labor and Employment practice, Emily Erdman is dedicated to providing thoughtful and effective counseling and representation on a wide array of labor and...
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Jennifer L. Evans, Polsinelli PC, Denver, healthcare fraud matters lawyer, medicare reimbursements attorney
Shareholder
Jennifer Evans brings legal, legislative and operational experience to health care matters. Her legal practice is focused on fraud and abuse, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, and...
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Associate
When a client turns to William Ezzell, they can expect an attorney keenly focused on learning who they are and what they do. He is genuinely passionate about understanding the intricacies...
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Shareholder
Colleen Faddick's practice includes advising clients regarding the structure of and relationships among health care providers and entities within the complex federal and state regulatory...
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Daniel L. Farris, Polcinelli PC, fiber optic networking Lawyer, data center operations attorney, Chicago
Associate
As a former software engineer and network administrator in the telecommunications industry, Daniel offers his clients real-world experience in fiber optic networking, data center operations...
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Office Managing Partner
Phil Feigen brings a unique perspective to providing general corporate advice, as well as complex business counsel to clients in ever-changing regulatory environments.  For more than 20...
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Erin Felix, Associate, Polsinelli
Associate
Erin Felix learned the government contracts industry from the inside out. For 15 years prior to practicing law, Erin managed government and commercial contracts and subcontracts for one of...
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David Ferguson, Polsinelli Law Firm, Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Attorney
Shareholder
David Ferguson makes the best of bad situations. He has been involved in some of the most recognizable big-name bankruptcies, achieving payouts to creditors and worker protection. His...
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Noam Fischman, commercial litigation attorney, polsinelli law firm
Shareholder
Noam Fischman serves as a trusted guide leading clients through commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts, as well as government investigations and matters involving...
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Thoroughness and thoughtfulness are the keys to Jeff Fitzgerald’s success in defending health care clients in health care fraud investigations. He believes effective strategies for...
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Erin Fleming Dunlap, Polsinelli, Compliance Matters Attorney, Health Insurance Portability Lawyer,
Shareholder
Erin Dunlap is proactive and quick to respond to clients' needs. She regularly advises health care clients on legal and regulatory compliance matters. She also has a litigation background...
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Michael Flood, Polsinelli Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Associate
Michael Flood takes a results-oriented approach to serving his clients’ legislative, regulatory, and policy needs. He is a proactive advocate for his clients on matters involving the U.S....
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Stephen Fox has spent more than 25 years in boardrooms and courtrooms acting as a trusted advisor to and litigation advocate for clients—from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurs—in...
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Sean Gallagher has spent more than 25 years fighting for his clients in boardrooms and courtrooms across the country, and is one of only a handful of lawyers in Colorado history to have...
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Bradley Gardner, Polsinelli Law Firm, Loan Enforcement and Creditor Rights Attorney
Associate
Brad Gardner’s curiosity and desire to problem solve drives him to learn all he can about clients’ businesses, as well as the businesses of his adversaries. He uses that knowledge to craft...
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Bob Garrey, Polsinelli, Start Up Development Lawyer, Resolution Management Attorney
Of Counsel
Bob Garrey is dedicated to helping clients efficiently and effectively address their litigation needs. Bob possesses a unique background as both an attorney in private practice and as a...
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TOm Gemmell, Intellectual Property, Litigator, Polsinelli Law Firm
Shareholder
Tom Gemmell is an experienced intellectual property and business litigator. As a former fighter pilot and son of a supplier to the Big Three auto manufacturers, Tom has hands-on experience...
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Grant Gendron, Polsinelli Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Associate
Grant Gendron knows how important sound advice and strategy are to a successful enterprise. As an associate in the Commercial Litigation practice, clients rely on Grant to partner with...
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Michael George, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Litigation Attorney
Attorney
Mike George works with clients that require more than a strong trial lawyer - they want an attorney who understands the relationships between law, technology, and medicine and applies these...
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Scott M. Gilbert, Polsinelli, Restrictive Covenants Attorney, defensive perspectives lawyer
Shareholder
Scott Gilbert counsels his clients during critical moments of the employment relationship. Whether clients need to create a strategy related to a reduction in force, or understand the...
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Karen R. Glickstein, Polsinelli PC, Human resources Lawyer, Employment Disputes Attorney
Shareholder
From small, family-owned businesses to large, publicly traded companies, Karen Glickstein focuses her practice on assisting employers with all types of human resources and employment law...
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Keith J. Grady, Polsinelli, Trade Secret Technology Protections, Lawyer, Copyright Infringement Attorney
Practice Chair
Specializing in disputes relating to all forms of intellectual property, Keith Grady's 25 years of experience in courtrooms across the nation provides him with the knowledge and insight...
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Adam Grant, Polsinelli Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Adam K. Grant works with clients to find solutions, whether through the courts or through other avenues, to further their goals and protect their interests. Clients value Adam's...
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Matthew Hans, Polsinelli Law Firm, St. Louis, Antitrust and Commercial Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Matthew Hans enjoys solving tough problems. He serves clients by eliminating the obstacles preventing them from achieving their business goals. He uses his broad experience in antitrust law...
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Amy K. Hansen, Polsinelli PC, Real Estate Development Lawyer, Master Planned Communities Attorney
Shareholder
Amy Hansen focuses her career on assisting clients who are developing raw land or underutilized properties and transforming them into thriving locations. Amy draws upon her experience to...
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Teeka K. Harrison, Polsinelli, Tort matters lawyer, State employment Regulation Attorney
Shareholder
Teeka Harrison has over 7 years of experience representing and advising employers in various aspects of employment law and litigation, before federal and state courts.  Teeka’s practice...
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Brandy R. Harty, Polsinelli PC, automotive products lawyer, electrical equipment attorney, Toxic Tort
Counsel
Cultivating valuable professional relationships from the initial complaint through an optimal resolution, Brandy Harty takes pride in successfully guiding clients through the defense of...
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Michele Haydel Gehrke, Polsinelli, Class Action representation Lawyer, Labor Disputes Attorney
Principal
Michele Haydel Gehrke is an advocate for clients as she helps them face the complex web of workplace regulations and the potential for litigation. Focusing her practice on labor and...
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Bragg E. Hemme, Polsinelli PC, Medical Licensure Lawyer, State Hospital Regulatory Attorney
Shareholder
In order to assist health care clients address their targeted business concerns, Bragg Hemme draws on a wealth of practical experience and a solid understanding of the industry gained...
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Stan Hill, Polsinelli PC, Class Action Lawsuits Lawyer, Labor Discrimination Attorney, Atlanta,
Associate
Stan Hill is a strategic thinker, both inside and outside the litigation context, with an unwavering focus on achieving his clients' goals. Stan's passion for employment law began during...
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Christopher L.E. Hines, Polsinelli PC, Patent Preparation Lawyer, Infringement Litigation Attorney
Associate
An experienced patent attorney and computer programmer, Christopher Hines focuses on a variety of intellectual property assets, including patents and trademarks, with an emphasis on the...
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Robert J. Hingula, Polsinelli, Education Matters Lawyer, Discipline Procedures Attorney
Shareholder
Robert Hingula primarily focuses his practice on trial and counseling work involving labor and employment law.  Most recently, he has devoted a significant amount of his practice to...
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Meredith A. Hoberock, Polsinelli, Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Complex Litigation Matters Attorney
Associate
Meredith Hoberock’s strong work ethic, professionalism, and passion for serving others complements her legal practice and ability to help clients resolve disputes.  As a former judicial law...
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Sara Iams, Polsinelli Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Associate
Sara Iams collaborates with clients and colleagues to navigate the complex health care regulatory environment. As a result, she helps clients achieve their desired business objectives. Sara...
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Principal
Zuzana Ikels finds protecting and defending clients to be the most important and rewarding aspect of being an attorney. She devotes herself to learning the details of the client's business...
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Steven L. Imber, Polsinelli PC, Insurance Regulatory Attorney, Enforcement Actions Lawyer,
Shareholder
Steve Imber chairs Polsinelli's Insurance Business and Regulatory group.  As a former General Counsel at a state insurance department, Steve Imber has the knowledge and experience to...
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Garrett T. Jackson, Associate, Polsinelli Law Firm
Associate
Garrett Jackson is passionate about the health care industry and understanding the numerous complexities and legal issues that can impact health care related businesses. As the first Value...
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Travis F. Jackson, Polsinelli, Hospital Organization Lawyer, Transactional Matters Attorney
Principal
Travis Jackson identifies practical options to address the challenging issues facing hospitals and nonprofit organizations in today’s rapidly changing environment. He assists clients with a...
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Bruce Johnson, Health Care Organization Attorney, Polsinelli Law FIrm
Shareholder
Bruce Johnson assists clients with a strategic, forward-thinking and pragmatic approach. He brings more than 25 years of legal and management consulting experience to his health care...
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Christopher L. Johnson, Polsinelli PC, Employer Risk Management Lawyer, Enforcement Litigation Attorney, Kansas City
Shareholder
Christopher Johnson loves rising to meet a challenge. He understands his clients’ need to manage risk, and he works tirelessly to arm them with the information necessary to assess their...
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Brian M. Johnston, Polsinelli PC, Employee Benefits Lawyer, Retirement Planning Attorney
Shareholder
Brian Johnston has dedicated more than two decades to helping clients navigate employee benefits law. His primary practice areas include the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA...
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Bradley G. Kafka, Polsinelli PC, Labor Management Attorney, Federal Court Litigation Lawyer,
Shareholder, Labor and Employment Practice Vice Chair
Bradley Kafka is the leader of Polsinelli's St. Louis Labor and Employment practice and vice chair of the national Labor and Employment practice.  For more than 34 years, Brad has...
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Mary E. Kapsak, Polsinelli, Labor Policy Compliance Lawyer, Employment Litigation Attorney
Associate
Mary Kapsak works in Polsinelli’s Labor and Employment Litigation practice.  Our attorneys have extensive experience providing employers with cost-efficient advice and aggressive defenses...
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Charles D. Katz, Polsinelli, tax-exempt financing transactions Lawyer
Shareholder
Chuck Katz has more than 27 years of experience in the public finance field. He has served as bond, underwriter, tax, issuer or borrower counsel in connection with tax-exempt financing...
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Lisa Katz, Polsinelli Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Shareholder
Lisa Katz uses her passion in law to bring a unique hybrid skill set in both the health care transactional and regulatory compliance space, as well as the financial services industry. On...
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Amanda Katzenstein, Polsinelli, Media Technology Lawyer, Trademark Rights Attorney
Associate
Amanda Katzenstein uses her extensive media and technology experience to assist clients with resolving their legal challenges. She started her career in television news, serving as a...
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Associate
Katie Kenney specializes in HIPAA/HITECH issues and delivers particular strength in privacy, security, and breach regulatory issues for covered entities and business associates.  Prior to...
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Lindsay R. Kessler, Polsinelli PC, Corporate Compliance Attorney, Regulatory Matters Lawyer, Chicago,
Associate
Lindsay Kessler brings a unique and diverse professional background to the Polsinelli Health Care group. Prior to joining the firm, Lindsay worked with the American Medical Association,...
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Joan Killgore, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney
Shareholder
Joan Killgore provides value to her clients by bringing specialized clinical and technical knowledge to the table, which enables her to quickly assess urgent matters and provide practical...
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Terry Kilroy, Collective Bargaining Lawyer, NLRB Labor Attorney, Polsinelli Law firm
Shareholder
Terry Kilroy has spent his entire legal career as a labor and employment lawyer for management. He has a broad range of experience from collective bargaining and NLRB elections to trials of...
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Thomas Kiser, Polsinelli, nonprofit medical centers lawyer, Healthcare Litigation
Shareholder
Tom Kiser draws upon a rich history of working for a nonprofit consortium of academic medical centers and their affiliated hospitals. Prior to joining Polsinelli, he served as Vice...
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Principal
Ryan Landis makes it a priority in his practice to provide value to the client by strategically evaluating the client’s case-specific goals while considering all aspects for the...
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Dayna C. LaPlante, Polsinelli PC, Chicago, Complex Healthcare Matters Attorney, Administrative Compliance Lawyer,
Associate
Dayna LaPlante works with clients who benefit from her diligence, enthusiasm and strong grasp of the complex health care legal sector. She represents a range of health care providers,...
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Associate
Latrice Lee brings unique perspective to client work that is based on her previous retail management experience. She works on behalf of clients to respond to EEOC Charges, governmental...
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Aaron Levine helps clients create new businesses and grow existing businesses through the creation of new structures, joint ventures and complex commercial contracts.  He counsels clients...
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Justin Liby has a talent for organizing and managing large national and multi-state licensure and research projects. This knack provides him with a solid foundation for crafting and...
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James Liebscher attorney Polsinelli Denver office Securities & Corporate Finance
Associate
James Liebscher understands the opportunities and challenges facing companies as they navigate their businesses through the modern economy. James’ experience includes advising public and...
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Raymond J. Lindholm, Polsinelli PC, Complex regulatory Issues Lawyer, Health Care Matters Attorney
Associate
Raymond Lindholm applies his creative talents, training and experience to developing innovative solutions that help his health care clients navigate a wide range of complex business and...
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D. Scott Lindstrom, Polsinelli PC, Tax Planning Attorney, Controversy Matters Lawyer
Shareholder
Scott Lindstrom brings a personal and customized approach to each client’s unique situation. This defines how he handles tax and business matters for the wide variety of clients he serves....
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Laura Little, Polsinelli PC, Stark Compliance lawyer, anti kickback statute Attorney
Associate
Drawing on her business, policy, and legal background, Laura Little assists clients in navigating the ever-changing regulatory health care landscape. Laura’s practice centers on...
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Michael J. Lorden, Polsinelli, discrimination lawyer, retaliation attorney
Associate
Michael Lorden is an associate in the Labor and Employment Litigation practice group. He works closely with employers to develop creative solutions for the complex and often sensitive...
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Luke J. Mangan, Polsinelli PC, Toxic Tort Attorney, Complex Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Luke Mangan is a trial attorney and shareholder in the firm's Toxic and Mass Tort practice. With nearly 15 years of experience in the courtroom and numerous jury trials, his extensive...
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Unlike many attorneys, Bill Mateja does not expect repeat business. Clients he works with are usually facing the kinds of high-stakes, high-stress problems that are not likely to recur — a...
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Associate
Ryan McAteer provides around-the-clock expertise and availability to clients. Ryan’s interest in health care stems from the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and his prior...
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Joseph D. McClendon, Polsinelli PC, Intellectual property negotiation Lawyer, Inbound Vendor Agreement Attorney
Attorney
Joe McClendon draws upon a rich history of working in IT project management to structure and negotiate technology agreements for Polsinelli’s clients. This background allows him to see...
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Amy McCullough, Polsinelli PC, HIPAA Regulation Attorney, Business Administration Lawyer
Counsel
Amy McCullough understands that clients seek practical, business-focused legal advice when creating strategies to meet their goals. She draws on a wealth of practical experience and solid...
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Ann McCullough, Polsinelli Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Shareholder
Ann McCullough offers a practical perspective to health care clients.  She has a clinical background and over 25 years of health law experience, both in private practice and as in-house...
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Brian F. McEvoy, Polsinelli PC, Atlanta, white collar criminal defense lawyer, health care fraud matters attorney
Shareholder
Brian McEvoy is an accomplished litigator with a well-earned reputation for working tirelessly to achieve the best outcomes for clients and for thinking creatively and strategically to...
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Gillian McKean Bidgood, Polsinelli PC, Employment Litigation Matters Lawyer, Post Termination Disputes Attorney
Shareholder
Gillian Bidgood treats clients’ problems like her own. She looks beyond the law and works with clients to understand the financial, practical, and personal motivations and implications of...
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Andrew McKinley, Employment Attorney, Polsinelli Law FIrm
Associate
As an employment lawyer, Andrew McKinley is well aware that management decisions often have broad-reaching consequences for clients. As a result, he works closely with clients to gain a...
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W. Taylor McNeill, Polsinelli PC, Anti-Kickback Statute Matters Lawyer, False Claim act Investigations Attorney
Associate
Taylor McNeill possesses a deep interest and curiosity for understanding every aspect of our clients' cases. An associate in Polsinelli's Government Investigations practice, he has...
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Jason A. Nagi, Polsinelli, Distressed note purchases lawyer, Real estate matters attorney
Shareholder
Jason Nagi helps clients find the most efficient route to their desired result and clients have relied on him to get them what they need – in and out of the courtroom – for more than a...
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Mark D. Nelson, Polsinelli PC, Legal Strategies Attorney, Union Avoidance lawyer
Shareholder
Mark Nelson thrives on crafting legal strategies that are grounded in each client's business objectives. In his more than 30-year career, he has represented management in labor relations...
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Thomas Nguyen, Polsinelli, Inventor Rights Lawyer, IP technology,
Associate
Thomas Nguyen works tirelessly to protect client innovation and to help them pursue business success through their products. Thomas' strengths lie in his ability to channel the inventor's...
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Gerald A. Niederman, Polsinelli PC, Trade Associations Lawyer, Health Regulation Attorney
Shareholder
Gerald Niederman is actively engaged in helping clients achieve business and professional success in a legally compliant manner. Representing health care organizations and related nonprofit...
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Alexia M. Noble, Polsinelli PC, ERISA Requirements Attorney, Employer Compliance Lawyer, Kansas City
Associate
Alexia M. Noble firmly believes that a close relationship with clients and comprehensive knowledge of their company's goals are the keys to successful legal representation. By focusing on...
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Edward Novak, Polsinelli Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Edward Novak’s problem-solving skills, combined with his years of experience, enable him to assist clients facing government investigations in many areas, including health care, banking,...
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Carey Nuttall, Polsinelli Law Firm, Life Sciences Attorney
Shareholder
Carey Nuttall is committed to providing clients with an understanding of FDA laws and regulations along with the policies and objectives those laws are intended to address. Carey strives to...
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Jon Olafson, Polsinelli PC, employment relationship attorney, department of labor legal counsel, internal revenue service lawyer, OSHA law, Federal aviation administration representation
Of Counsel
Recognizing that no two businesses and no two employment relationships are the same, for each engagement in which Jon Olafson is involved, he seeks to provide concise and articulate legal...
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Mark Olthoff looks for solutions. Whether it is help resolving a commercial dispute, responding to a financial services claim, or counseling on a corporate governance issue, Mark’s...
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Counsel
Jennifer Osborn Nix works diligently for insurance companies, third-party administrators, and other regulated entities to further their goals and help them remain compliant within the 50-...
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Dennis Palmer, Polsinelli Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Dennis Palmer uses his experience to assist clients to evaluate options and help resolve disputes to achieve client objectives, often without cost and delay of prolonged litigation. Dennis...
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Garrett C. Parks, Polsinelli, Company Management Lawyer, Policy Procedures Attorney
Associate
Garrett Parks has a broad understanding of employment law and focuses on the many factors that impact company management decisions, and how those factors ultimately drive business decisions...
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Jean Marie R. Pechette, Polsinelli, Business Strategy Attorney, Life Sciences Industries lawyer
Shareholder
Jean Pechette is a creative yet practical thinker who partners with clients and fully engages in assisting them to achieve their matter-specific goals by first understanding their overall...
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Elizabeth L. Phillips, Polsinelli PC, Employment Discrimination Litigation Lawyer, Denver, Colorado Attorney
Associate
As an associate in the Labor and Employment practice, Elizabeth Phillips diligently advocates for clients on employment and labor law matters by fully understanding her clients' business...
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Shareholder / Practice Chair
Joseph Porter, Jr. has more than 30 years of experience providing the full range of legal services businesses require. As counsel to a variety of corporations, he advises clients on:...
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Associate
Following her early interest in business and intellectual property law, Nicole Poulos has gained substantial experience in both areas since joining Polsinelli.  She provides vital counsel...
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Shareholder
Melissa Proctor is committed to understanding our clients’ operations and providing assistance geared toward helping them reach their specific business and operational goals. By...
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Lisa Greer Quateman, Polsinelli, capital markets transactions lawyer, regulatory matters attorney
Principal
Clients and prospective clients seek out Lisa Quateman for her experience and capabilities in capital markets transactions and regulatory matters. Lisa’s concise and in-depth analysis of...
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Mitchell D. Raup, Polsinelli, Merger Transactions Lawyer, Complex Antitrust Attorney
Shareholder
Mitchell Raup, vice-chair of Polsinelli’s Antitrust practice, has 30 years’ experience solving the most difficult antitrust problems. He has been lead antitrust counsel on dozens of health...
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Adam Rehm, Intellectual property, drones, Polsinelli
Shareholder
Adam Rehm understands the value of a business’s intellectual property and makes it his mission to help protect its worth. As a registered U.S. patent attorney and a former U.S. patent...
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Timothy J. Reimers, Polsinelli, acquisitions Lawyer, large real estate portfolios attorney
Principal
Whether closing an acquisition of large real estate portfolios, financing sophisticated projects or providing legal counsel on day-to-day operations, Tim Reimers strives to provide clients...
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Shareholder
William Robbins, Jr. brings more than 25 years of experience to his work on behalf of employers. He currently represents employers in matters relating to union avoidance and provides...
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Sara J. Robertson attorney Polsinelli law firm st. louis office labor & employment law
Associate
As an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, Sara Robertson recognizes that employers face an ever-changing regulatory environment, which, if not addressed properly, has the...
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Cybil G. Roehrenbeck, Polsinelli PC, Precision Medicine Lawyer, Genomics Attorney
Counsel
Focusing on emerging health care sectors, Cybil Roehrenbeck is dedicated to helping clients achieve their objectives by employing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to their legal...
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Associate
In a regulatory environment where even the most minor details matter, Rebecca Frigy Romine thrives on helping clients find practical and creative solutions and action plans. Her practice...
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Shareholder, Practice Vice Chair
Jonathan Rosen is a highly regarded former federal and state prosecutor, having won more than 100 trials. He has argued numerous cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...
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Clif Ruch, Privacy Attorney, Polsinelli Law Firm
Associate
Clif Ruch is passionate about the new and exciting challenges that technological advancement presents to each unique business environment. He draws upon a rich history of practicing in-...
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Ross E. Sallade, Polsinelli PC, Medicare Enrollment Lawyer, Diligence Reports Attorney
Shareholder
Ross Sallade provides value to clients by tackling the complex legal regulatory, operational, reimbursement and enrollment matters that others might be reluctant to handle. Ross does so by...
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William J. Sanders, Polsinelli PC, Limited Liability Company Matters Lawyer, Tax matters Attorney
Shareholder, Practice Chair
Through over 30 years of practicing law, Bill Sanders has developed broad tax experience in corporate, partnership, limited liability company, complex business transactions, and workout and...
816.360.4240
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Alyssa K. Sandrowitz, Polsinelli, IP strategy Lawyer, Patent Litigation Attorney, Counsel,
Counsel
Alyssa Sandrowitz believes being a trusted legal advisor requires more than just knowing the law. It also requires a widespread understanding about the client’s business. As intellectual...
720.931.1194
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Katharine K. Sangha , Polsinelli PC, Discrimination Claims Resolution Attorney, labor Litigation lawyer
Associate
Katharine Sangha is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals in an efficient and effective manner. Katharine is an associate in the Litigation Department, focusing on labor and...
816.572.4517
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Thomas J. Schenkelberg, Polsinelli PC, Certified Public Accountant, Lawyer, Non-Profit Organizations Attorney
Shareholder
Business planning, whether nonprofit or for-profit, is a numbers game, full of complex jargon and legalese. Drawing on his experience as a certified public accountant, Thomas Schenkelberg...
816.360.4124
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Dov H. Scherzer, Polsinelli, global technology lawyer, internet outsourcing attorney, New York
Shareholder
Dov Scherzer counsels clients in cutting-edge technology and privacy law matters, with a specific focus on global technology, outsourcing, internet and intellectual property transactions....
212.803.9925
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Erin Schilling, employment, attorney, Polsinelli law firm
Shareholder
Erin Schilling provides advice, counsel, and peace of mind so that employers can focus on what they do best – operating their businesses. She draws on prior experience in the human...
816-374-0559
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Jessica Schmit, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney
Associate
Jessica Schmit's strength derives from her ability to navigate both operational health care matters and complex corporate cases for clients. As an associate in the Health Care Services...
314-622-6640
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Emma R. Schuering, Polsinelli PC, FMLA Matters Attorney, labor and employment lawyer, kansas city
Associate
For each engagement in which Emma Schuering is involved, she seeks to provide concise and articulate legal counsel that aligns with clients’ business objectives. Emma represents employers...
816.360.4281
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Principal
David Schultz's broad experience and tenacious approach account for why clients turn to him on their toughest cases and must-win situations. David brings 25+ years of experience litigating...
310-203-5325
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Henry Talavera, Polsinelli PC, Retirement Plan Implementation Lawyer, Employee Benefits Attorney
Shareholder
Henry Talavera’s experience representing clients before the IRS and U.S. Department of Labor, along with his prior experience as a federal government attorney, enables him to handle complex...
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Andrew Terry, Polsinelli, private equity attorney, automotive industry lawyer
Shareholder
Andrew Terry is committed to providing thoughtful, practical legal solutions to clients' needs, and thrives in an environment where he has an opportunity to counsel clients that are facing...
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Office Managing Partner
Charles Thompson combines a deep understanding of Labor and Employment law with a dedication to clients in order to positively impact their businesses.   As the Vice Chair of the firm’s...
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Peter G. Thurlow, Polsinelli, multinational corporations lawyer, Patent practice attorney
Shareholder
Pete Thurlow is a patent lawyer, focused on presenting strategies to help protect inventors, small businesses, and multinational corporations’ intellectual property rights. Pete’s practice...
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Marissa Urban, Fraud, Health Care, Polsinelli Law Firm
Associate
Marissa Urban assists clients with a business-minded and practical approach. Marissa applies experience in fraud and abuse, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and Federal...
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Jarno Varno, Privacy Attorney, Polsinelli Law FIrm
Shareholder
Jarno Vanto's strengths lie in his ability to intimately understand each client’s specific industry technology and his awareness of the complex international environment. His extensive...
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Kyle A. Vasquez, Polsinelli, Compliance Support Lawyer, Health Care Reform Attorney
Counsel
Kyle Vasquez provides pragmatic legal and compliance support to a wide range of health care clients. He utilizes his background in health law and his prior experience as a health care...
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Kevin L. Vold, Polsinelli, Aerospace Defense Industry Lawyer, Corporate Finance Attorney
Shareholder, Securities and Corporate Finance Chair
Kevin Vold is an experienced corporate finance and securities lawyer. During 20 years of practice, Kevin has served as the lead attorney advising on corporate, securities and finance...
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Thomas Wagner, Litigation, Financial Services, Polsinelli Law FIrm
Associate
Tom is an associate with substantial litigation experience in the financial services industry. He resolves disputes by listening to clients and knowing how litigation affects their business...
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Colleen Walter, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Litigation Attorney
Associate
Colleen Walter represents clients across diverse industries in a variety of disputes within commercial and health care litigation. In her practice, Colleen: Represents health care...
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Shareholder
Christopher Ward faces distressed companies and complex litigation with a business-minded, client-driven approach. He has represented clients in bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and...
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Ryan E. Warren, Polsinelli PC, Construction Company Counsel Attorney, Commercial Litigation Lawyer,
Shareholder
Ryan Warren acts as outside general counsel to construction companies and represents businesses of all types in commercial litigation throughout the country. Ryan’s construction practice...
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Mark W. Weisman, Polsinelli, Injunction Matters Attorney, NLRB Representation Lawyer
Senior Partner
Mark Weisman thrives on the immediacy and urgency of helping clients resolve labor and employment problems. He spent the first eight years of his career as a trial specialist and...
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Adam Weiss, Polsinelli Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Shareholder
Adam S. Weiss represents small businesses and large corporations, as well as both plaintiffs and defendants, to secure, protect, monetize and litigate all types of intellectual property...
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Sidney Welch, Polsinelli PC, Alternative Payment Models lawyer, Health Care Matters Attorney
Shareholder
Sidney Welch works with clients to best position them in the explosion of health care change. In addition to serving as trusted advisor to large specialty physician practices and technology...
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Emily Wey, Polsinelli Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney
Shareholder
Emily Wey sees a client's perspective from the inside out, and Emily is experienced in the business of health care. She has served as in-house counsel for major players in her practice...
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Walter A. I. Wilson, Polsinelli PC, Government Contracts Lawyer, Federal Supply Chain Attorney
Senior Partner
With more than 40 years of procurement law and litigation experience, Mr. Wilson is the leader of the firm's Government Contracts practice, and he is involved in all phases of government...
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Associate
When collaborating with clients to craft legal strategies, Jacek Wnuk draws upon a rich history as a former practicing electrical engineer and computer scientist. Prior to entering into...
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Judy Yi, Polsinelli PC, agency investigations attorney, federal statutory litigation, human resources legal counsel, mergers acquisitions lawyer, workplace risk law
Shareholder
Judy Yi’s labor and employment law practice reflects extensive experience in representing management in agency investigations and litigation in both state and federal courts. She focuses on...
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Jessica Jacob Zaiger, Polsinelli, taxable financing transactions lawyer, compliance matters attorney
Shareholder
Jessica Zaiger is committed to diligently representing health care and other nonprofit organizations and assisting them with their financing needs. From complex tax-exempt and taxable...
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Janet E. Zeigler, Polsinelli, health care, long-term care lawyer,  educational facilities attorney
Shareholder
Having acted as counsel on more than 200 issues totaling over $25 billion, Janet Zeigler understands the intricacies associated with nonprofit finance. Most of her 22 years of experience...
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Of Counsel
Brian Zickefoose has varied and extensive experience in labor and employment law. He has defended employers in both state and federal court and before state and federal agencies against...
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G. Gabriel Zorogastua, Polsinelli, Antitrust litigation lawyer, Hospital mergers Attorney
Shareholder
Gabriel Zorogastua helps clients through all steps of litigation, including initial pleadings, discovery, summary judgment, trial, and appeals.  He represents universities, health care...
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Jamie Zveitel Kwiatek , Polsinelli PC, Benefit Plan lawyer, Compensation Agreements lawyer
Shareholder
Jamie Zveitel Kwiatek makes your business her business. She helps employers traverse the quagmire of laws and regulations governing employee benefits and executive compensation. With more...
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