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Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Recognized in 2019 U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Report

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released the 2019 Edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice has been recognized with the following rankings:

National

Railroad Law (Tier 2)

Kansas City Metropolitan

Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants (Tier 1)

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (Tier 1)

Litigation – Construction (Tier 3)
 

St. Louis Metropolitan 

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (Tier 1)

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (Tier 1)

Railroad Law (Tier 1)

Commercial Litigation (Tier 2)

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (Tier 2)

Insurance Law (Tier 3)

Litigation - Labor & Employment (Tier 3)


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 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America include:

Kansas City Metropolitan

John W. Cowden (Aviation, Bet-the-Company, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

James Scott Kreamer (Litigation – Construction)

Michael C. McMullen (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Thomas E. Rice (Insurance Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - 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)
 

St. Louis Metropolitan

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

Michael B. Hunter (Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)

John P. Lord (Railroad Law)

John F. Mahon, Jr. (Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation D- Defendants)

Steven P. Sanders (Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Paul N. Venker (Litigation – Labor and Employment, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)

Theodore J. Williams, Jr. (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Railroad Law)
 

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

Services: Insurance, Railroad, Commercial, Construction, Fidelity & Surety, Employment & Labor, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Defense, Product Liability and Toxic/Mass Tort & Environmental