SPRINGFIELD, Mo., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys have joined its new office in Springfield, Missouri. The attorneys make the move from the Springfield office of Lathrop Gage, effective July 27. The additions strengthen the firm's service offerings in the areas of intellectual property, banking, construction, litigation, bankruptcy, corporate and real estate transactions, and grow the firm's attorney count to 530.
Joining Kutak Rock from Lathrop Gage are Randell Wallace, James Jeffries, Jim Meadows, Mike Textor, Dan Nelson, Joseph Reid, Taylor White, Jarica Oeltjen, Josh Christensen, Amanda Cochran and Elijah Haahr.
"Kutak Rock has particular strengths in certain areas of practice, including corporate and municipal finance expertise, which we have never really been able to offer our clients in the past," said Randell Wallace. "Kutak Rock is a major player among law firms in the Midwest and nationally, and its broad range of expertise will provide a great benefit to our clients who we believe will appreciate Kutak Rock's commitment to cost-effective client service. This move presents new opportunities for us and our clients and we know it is the right choice."
"We are thrilled to enter the Springfield market," remarks Eric S. Johnson, managing partner for Kutak Rock's Kansas City office. "I am confident that our new colleagues will continue to be the premier legal service provider in southwest Missouri and will further strengthen Kutak Rock's Missouri presence."
"As we continue to identify growth opportunities which respond to the needs of our clients, our focus remains the same—hiring talented, experienced and personable attorneys while honoring and upholding our values and maintaining the culture of the firm," said Jay Selanders, Chair of Kutak Rock. "Our new team in Springfield represents who we are as practitioners and as a firm and we are delighted to welcome them. We also look forward to becoming an integral part of the Springfield business community, an expansion that makes sense for us given our strong presence in the Midwest."
The new office will be located at 300 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway, Suite 800, Springfield, Missouri.
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SOURCE Kutak Rock LLP