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Barnett Named Partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Michael B. Barnett, ’10, was promoted to partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon on March 1, 2018. He focuses his practice on business litigation and counseling for software and technology, automobile and heavy equipment, and agribusiness, and is based in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo.,…

Swaney Named Partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon

David R. Swaney, ’09, was promoted to partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon on March 1, 2018. He focuses his practice on complex product liability, class action, and consumer protection litigation for household goods and firearms and munitions; data security and privacy for banking and financial services institutions. He is based in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo.,…

Devaney Named Partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon

James B. Devaney, ’09, was promoted to partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon on March 1, 2018. He focuses his practice on intellectual property/patents for technology and telecom industries among others, and is based in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo.,…

Chatman Joins Spencer Fane

Darryl M. Chatman Jr., ’08, joined the business litigation practice of Spencer Fane LLP in St. Louis as of counsel. Previously he served as general counsel and deputy director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Chatman has intricate knowledge of state regulations and how they are enforced, and counsels small and mid-sized companies in all aspects of regulatory compliance. In…

Devine Appointed Judge in Boone County, Mo.

Joshua C. Devine, ’07, was sworn in on March 9 as a judge in Boone County, Mo., with Division XI of the 13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri. Previously he specialized in civil litigation, working for law firms in St. Louis and…

Murphy Serves as General Counsel of Omega Partners

Kameron W. Murphy, ’06, is general counsel of Omega Partners, LLC, an operator of bulk liquid fuel storage terminals. He lives in St. Louis with his wife, Christy, and their children, Ezra (4) and Margaret…

Papke Becomes Partner of Kramer, Hand, Buccholz & Partney

Erik M. Papke, ’05, became a partner in the law firm of Kramer, Hand, Buchholz & Partney LLC in 2018, joining classmates Kourtney (Lamb) Buchholz, ’05, and Sarah (Burton) Partney, ’05. The firm is located in Arnold,…

Menges Practices with Menges Law

Carson C. Menges, ’05, represents individuals who have been injured through exposure to asbestos and victims of personal injury with Menges Law LLC in Belleville, Ill. See www.mengesfirm.com for more…

Brown Practices with Kelly Law Offices

Jeffrey R. Brown, ’05, is an associate with Kelly Law Offices in Bloomington, Ill., where he concentrates his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful…

White-Small Focuses on Solo Practice

Margaret H. White-Small, ’81, and her husband, Doug, moved from Sanibel Island, Fla., to Longboat Key, Fla., where she is a solo practitioner handling appeals and litigation…