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Husch Blackwell LLP

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Managing Partners: Gregory Smith
Chief Executive: Paul Eberle
Number of partners: 313
Number of lawyers: 602

Firm Overview:
Husch Blackwell is a full-service, industry-focused law firm with offices in 17 cities across the United States. The firm represent clients around the world in major industries, including energy and natural resources; financial services and capital markets; food and agribusiness; healthcare, life sciences and education; real estate, development and construction; and technology, manufacturing and transportation.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Benefits & Compensation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate, M&A & Securities
Energy & Natural Resources
Financial Services & Capital Markets
Food & Agribusiness
Government Compliance, Investigations & Litigation
Government Contracts
Healthcare Regulatory
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Mass Tort & Product Liability
Private Wealth
Public Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Real Estate, Development & Construction
Tax Credit Finance

Energy & Natural Resources:
From established companies to innovative startups, our energy and natural resources industry team advises clients across a variety of operations, including renewable energy, biofuels, electric transmission, and mining and minerals. The team includes former regulatory commissioners and legislators who have led key energy policies and initiatives. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience guiding companies in multiple jurisdictions and across national boundaries through the complex business and regulatory issues that define the industry’s operating landscape.
Contact: Steve Carman
Email: [email protected]

Financial Services & Capital Markets:
Husch Blackwell’s financial services and capital markets industry team represents clients across the financial industry, from large regional banks, insurance companies and credit unions to middle-market private equity groups and private wealth managers. The firm handles complex transactions, such as M&A, tax-credit financings, public offerings, restructurings, syndicated loans, and asset-based lending, as well as routine bank transactions that require speed and efficiency. The firm also represents a multitude of companies outside the financial sector seeking capital or engaging in corporate transactions.
Contact: Eric Lenzen
Email: [email protected]

Food & Agribusiness:
From family farms to multinational companies, Husch Blackwell’s food and agribusiness industry team has earned a stellar reputation as a go-to law firm capable of handling virtually any legal issue impacting the industry. The firm’s footprint largely overlaps with that of America’s most fertile and productive farmland, and this has led to its involvement in most of the trends shaping the industry, including the emergence of precision agriculture, genetically modified crops, and animal health advancements, as well as the emergence of new areas of growth and investment, including cannabis.
Contact: Steve Carman
Email: [email protected]

Healthcare & Life Sciences:
Husch Blackwell provides full-service legal representation for a variety of healthcare and life sciences businesses, including hospital systems, pharmacies, physician groups, academic medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and biotechnology companies. The firm handles mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity investments, regulatory compliance, Medicaid reimbursement issues, technology transfer, restructuring, and a variety of litigation.
Contact: Curt Chase
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate, Development & Construction:
The firm’s principal areas of focus include corporate real estate—including portfolio management, campus planning and development, and facilities operations— as well as real estate investment and funds, development incentives and tax credits, arenas and stadiums, public-private partnerships, levee and flood protection, and construction. The firm’s clients range from local/regional contractors, developers, and governments to global companies with vast real estate portfolios.
Contact: Carrie Hermeling
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation:
The firm’s TMT industry team counsels companies that comprise a broad swathe of the ‘real’ economy, those that provide the goods and services we all depend on. From incubator-stage start-ups to multinational giants, its clients turn to it for advice on business and legal issues at every point of their operations, including business formation and finance, supply chain and logistics, international trade, intellectual property protection, corporate transactions, environmental, labor and employment, regulatory and government affairs, and toxic tort and product liability litigation.
Contact: Joe Orlet
Email: [email protected]