Jake Kohut, ’12, joined the litigation group of Spencer Fane LLP in April 2021 as an of counsel attorney in the firm’s Cape Girardeau office. Kohut works closely with clients to develop strong litigation strategies and successfully close transactions. With a focus on commercial, fiduciary and health care issues, Jake regularly defends claims in state and federal court. Jake previously worked for two St. Louis-area law firms. Working as a litigator in both firms, he specialized in defending medical malpractice, product liability and premises liability claims. He also has experience in criminal law, having served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Greene County, Missouri.