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Husch Blackwell LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Enjoys an outstanding reputation for its corporate expertise in the Kansas City market, and also has a noted presence in St. Louis. Well placed to advise on large and complex transactions and regularly assists private and public companies with multimillion-dollar matters. Represents major clients in the food, agriculture, manufacturing and energy industries. Offers strong experience of private equity mandates and other related financing arrangements including joint ventures, debt securities and large restructurings.

Strengths

Sources describe the team as "hard-working and committed to their client’s needs."

"They have a really strong private M&A practice," comments one interviewee.

Work highlights

Represented Dot Family Holdings in its acquisition of Omni Cable.

Acted for Casey's General Stores on its $580 million acquisition of Buchanan Energy, owner of Bucky's Convenience Stores.

Notable practitioners

Ed Wilson is a well-regarded practitioner with notable strength in M&A as well as private fund transactions. He frequently acts on matters in the agribusiness and food space.
"Ed Wilson is a great guy and wonderful attorney." "Responsive and helpful."

Jim Ash brings decades of experience to bear on a range of complex transactions, providing expert counsel on M&A, securities and corporate governance matters. His extensive experience also includes advising on group restructurings.
"Jim Ash comes to mind as an outstanding attorney I've been privileged to work with." "He's been a well-known name for several decades."

Kirstin Salzman is highlighted for her transactional practice, which includes handling matters such as outsourcing agreements, joint ventures and M&A. Her broad roster of clients includes private and public companies, as well as private equity funds and nonprofits.
"Kirstin Salzman provides excellent general corporate and securities planning work."

Mary Anne O'Connell attracts a range of public companies, private equity sponsors and portfolio companies with her strong transactional practice. She acts on transactions such as M&A, sales and securities offerings.
"Mary Anne O'Connell is fantastic." "She's a fine lawyer."

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Corporate/M&A

Husch Blackwell LLP

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Location

4801 Main Street

Suite 1000

Kansas City

Missouri

USA

MO 64112

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Missouri: Kansas City & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A


Edward Wilson
Band 3
James Ash
Senior Statespeople
Kirstin P. Salzman
Band 3
Missouri: St Louis & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A


Mary Anne O'Connell
Band 2