27 SHB Attorneys Named "Best Lawyers"

Twenty-seven Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys are included in the forthcoming 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the annual peer-elected attorney referral directory.

Houston Managing Partner Gene Williams was honored for both Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. Kansas City lawyers in the prestigious guide include: Rob Adams (Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation); Stan Davis (Education Law), Jim Eiszner (Antitrust Law), Dave Erickson (Environmental Law), John Johnston (Personal Injury Litigation), Harvey Kaplan (Product Liability Litigation), Gary Long (Product Liability Litigation), Bill Martucci (Labor and Employment Law), Pat McLarney (Personal Injury Litigation), John Monica (Franchise Law), Tim Pratt (Product Liability Litigation), Nancy Schmidt Roush (Trusts and Estates), Bill Sampson (Commercial Litigation), Andy See (Personal Injury Litigation), Stan Sexton (Commercial Litigation), Sylvan Siegler (Tax Law, Trusts and Estates), Gene Voigts (Commercial Litigation), and Stan Weiner (Tax Law).

Miami lawyers John Barkett (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law), Dave Goodwin (Personal Injury Litigation), Ed Moss (Legal Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation), and Richard Caldwell Smith (Commercial Litigation) were also selected as Best Lawyers. Partners Gene Balloun (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation), Al Martin (Corporate Law, Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates) and Dave Rameden (Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation) were the SHB honorees from Overland Park. Tampa’s Jim Murphy  was selected for Commercial Litigation.

The listings in The Best Lawyers in America are the direct results of more than 1.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. The 13th edition of the book will be available for purchase in mid-November.