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- Web: www.huschblackwell.com
- Number of other lawyers: 230
- Offices: The firm has offices in Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and Tennessee. The firm also has an international office in London, England.
Husch Blackwell LLP is a full-service litigation and business law firm with 600 attorneys in locations across the US and in London. The firm represents clients who are national and global leaders in a wide range of industries, including agribusiness, energy, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, chemicals and telecommunications.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
Husch Blackwell’s Banking and Finance Practice focuses on the lending and regulatory activities of regional and national commercial lenders, retail banks, life insurance companies, CMBS conduit lenders, credit unions, savings associations and other financial institutions. The firm represents commercial lenders and borrowers, and understands the requirements and approaches of both secured and credit debt financing, as well as regulatory compliance of financial institutions. The group provides guidance in loan documentation, loan protection strategies and borrowing flexibility, construction and permanent debt and equity facilities financings, real estate lending, including REITS, asset securitization, large cap syndications, and tax credits and incentives.
The firm’s Corporate attorneys provide guidance necessary to respond to clients’ operating and regulatory needs in today’s demanding business climate. The Corporate group represents global companies that compete in changing domestic and international business environments, including New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ listed companies. The diversity of Husch Blackwell’s clients and the complexity of their transactions have earned the firm a national reputation in securities, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions.
Husch Blackwell provides a full range of regulatory, transactional, commercial and litigation services to clients across the energy spectrum. The firm’s clients include investor-owned utilities and utility cooperatives, independent power companies and developers, oil and gas producers and processors, energy and energy-related product marketing, storage, trading and distribution companies, and interstate and intrastate pipeline companies. The members of the Energy Industry Team understand the evolving energy markets and how renewable energy resources. The firm’s Energy Industry Team includes former regulatory commissioners and staff members, former legislators responsible for key energy policies, and attorneys who have extensive inhouse experience with national and multinational energy companies.
The firm’s Government Contracts attorneys represent domestic and international clients in all areas of federal supply, service and construction contracts. The group is involved in all phases of government contracting, including bid protests, compliance with federal laws and regulations, Defense Contract Audit Agency audits, compliance audits, Federal Supply Schedule procurements, contract administration, change order negotiations, and claims and disputes.
Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare attorneys have nationwide experience representing leading hospitals and hospital systems,nursing homes and continuing care retirement communities, physicians and other healthcare providers. The group also represents managed care organizations, integrated delivery systems, pharmacy benefit managers, assisted living facility operators and physician practice management companies. The Healthcare Team is experienced in all areas of law affecting the industry, including executive compensation, hospital/practitioner affiliations, patient care delivery, healthcare operations, healthcare litigation, corporate law, labor and employment law, government investigations, billing and regulatory compliance, and white collar criminal defense.
Representing clients dealing with financially distressed enterprises regarding commercial financial issues, the firm’s Insolvency attorneys have represented all of the major constituencies in bankruptcy proceedings and non-bankruptcy restructurings, including senior secured lenders, mezzanine lenders, bondholders, real and personal property lessors, unsecured trade creditors, creditors’ and bondholders’ committees, debtors, and asset purchasers. Clients also benefit from the group’s experience in international insolvency proceedings, food and energy industry bankruptcy matters, and insurance insolvencies.
Husch Blackwell’s Intellectual Property attorneys focus on all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including patents, trademarks and copyrights; intellectual property litigation; trade secret protection; domain name protection; product anti-counterfeiting; clearance opinions; licensing transactions; advertising; ecommerce; entertainment; media and unfair competition. The Intellectual Property attorneys have extensive experience in the high-technology, biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical, electrical, computer software and mechanical fields.
Labor & Employment:
The firm defends complex employment litigation, including actions by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The Labor & Employment Group has extensive experience with age, race and gender class actions; ERISA; wage and hour class actions; FLSA litigation; and other class and individual claims. Husch Blackwell also represents clients in preventative counseling; employment practices and policies; and confidentiality, trade secrets and non-competition program development, enforcement and disputes.
Husch Blackwell’s Litigation Practice includes all types of business and commercial litigation, class actions, products liability, medical malpractice and toxic tort defense. Litigation attorneys are frequently engaged to protect valuable trade secrets, intellectual property and other corporate assets. The group also handles major environmental litigation matters for companies in the oil, chemical, mining, energy, manufacturing, and transportation industries and represents clients in internal and government investigations, regulatory enforcement actions and administrative proceedings, as well as all types of employment matters, disputes and litigation. The firm’s litigators have won trials and arbitrations, and negotiated favorable settlements resulting in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in federal and state courts.
Real Estate & Development:
Representing regional and national clients active in real estate investment, development, financing and leasing, Husch Blackwell’s real estate services range from traditional purchases and sales, leases and financings, to complex national mortgage loan and mortgage securitization programs. The group’s expertise includes acquisitions and dispositions, real estate financing, commercial leasing, real estate development and development incentives, zoning, land use and permitting, loan workouts and restructurings, design and construction, environmental law, business entities, real estate taxation, and real estate remedies, litigation and dispute resolution.