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Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Recognized in 2018 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Report

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice has been recognized with Kansas City Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms” publication in the practice areas of: 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

The firm also received Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings in the practice areas of:

  • Construction Litigation (Kansas City)
  • Personal Injury Litigation –Defendants.(St. Louis)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, and peer review from leading attorneys in their field. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metropolitan region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in The Best Lawyers in America in that particular practice and metropolitan area.  Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice attorneys previously recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas receiving a tiered ranking in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" include:

Kansas City

  • John W. Cowden (Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  • James Scott Kreamer (Litigation – Construction)
  • Thomas E. Rice (Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants)
  • James T. Seigfreid (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants)
  • Thomas N. Sterchi (Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  • Kara Trouslot Stubbs (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)uis

St. Louis

  • Peter B. Hoffman (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

 Full rankings by location are published on the U.S. News & Worlkd Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" website.

Services: Commercial, Complex, Class Action & MDL, Construction, Fidelity & Surety, Personal Injury Defense, Product Liability and Toxic/Mass Tort & Environmental