Shook, Hardy & Bacon Chair John Murphy has been named to the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2016 Power 100 list. This is Murphy’s third consecutive recognition in the Power 100 list, which includes the most powerful people in the local business community.
The Business Journal highlights Murphy’s leadership of Shook and his dedication to serving the community as co-chair of the Kansas City Area Development Council. Murphy’s contributions to KC include serving on the boards of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Greater Kansas City and Starlight Theatre.
Murphy’s profile notes that Shook is the area’s largest law firm and ranks No. 25 in the list of Kansas City’s largest private employers, while praising the firm’s ability to attract talented lawyers who contribute to various local community and civic groups.