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Husch Blackwell Completes Merger With Milwaukee Firm

The nation's largest law-firm merger of the year is now a done deal, with the announcment today that Husch Blackwell and Milwaukee-based Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek had finalized the agreement announced in April. The new entity began operations on Friday, and… more

Madeleine McDonough to Take Reins at Shook

Shook, Hardy & Bacon, which has more lawyers in Kansas City than any other regional firm, announced today that Madeleine McDounough would succeed John Murphy as chairman of the 127-year-old firm, starting Jan. 1, 2017.  McDonough, a litigator who joined… more

Husch Blackwell Will Combine With Milwaukee Firm in July

Kansas City-based Husch Blackwell announced this morning that it would merge with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, a business and litigation law firm from Milwaukee, effective July 1. The combined firm will keep the Husch Blackwell name, officials said, will give Husch… more