Shook Partner Gives Best Career Advice in Legal Limelight Feature

Shook Partner Sue Werstak has been featured in a Missouri Lawyers Weekly Q&A. At the beginning of the year, Werstak became the managing partner of the firm’s St. Louis office. This promotion continues to grow the ranks of women and diverse partner in leadership roles throughout the firm. Werstak helped found the St. Louis office and inherited her current role from fellow founder Adam Miller, now co-chair of the firm’s national Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation practice. Below is an excerpt from her feature.

What is the best part of your practice?

Building teams that work together, share a diversity of ideas and achieve the best results for our clients — and have fun doing it. I have been very fortunate to work on teams with incredibly talented people throughout my career. It has not only given me opportunities and made me a better lawyer, but it has also introduced me to people who have enriched my life beyond the practice of law.

You can read the full interview in this month's Legal Limelight.