Best Lawyers, a well-respected peer review publication, released its new rankings for 2015.  This year, 16 of our Food & Agribusiness industry group attorneys were selected as leaders in their respective fields.

Jim Ash, our Food & Agribusiness industry group leader, was also named as one of the seven Husch Blackwell attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective areas of focus.

Our Food & Agribusiness 2015 Best Lawyers honorees are listed below followed by their location, practice area(s) and the first year of recognition.

  • Craig A. Adoor: St. Louis, MO – Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law (2007)
  • Michelle W. Alvey: St. Louis, MO – Copyright Law (2014)
  • Michael R. Annis: St. Louis, MO – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent (2010)
  • Mark G. Arnold: St. Louis, MO – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation (2001)
  • James M. Ash: Kansas City, MO – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (1995)
  • Mark T. Benedict: Kansas City, MO – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (2008)
  • Donald A. Culp: Kansas City, MO – Franchise Law (1995)
  • Steven Grasz: Omaha, NE – Appellate Practice (2012)
  • Allan V. Hallquist: Kansas City, MO – Commercial Litigation (2005)
  • Alan H. Kandel: St. Louis, MO – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (2010)
  • Charles Christian Kirley: Kansas City, MO – Real Estate Law (2011)
  • John P. McNearney: St. Louis, MO – Real Estate Law (2005)
  • Alan S. Nemes: St. Louis, MO – Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law (2005)
  • Jason A. Reschly: Kansas City, MO – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law (2003)
  • Mark D. Welker: Kansas City, MO – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (1995)