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2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation ranks Greensfelder among top recommended firms

October 21, 2016

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. continues its ranking among the top litigation practices in Missouri and Illinois in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation.

The annual guide to top U.S. litigation practices ranks Greensfelder as one of six to be ranked as “highly recommended” law firms in Missouri. The firm is also ranked as a recommended firm in Illinois for 2017.

In addition, six Greensfelder attorneys are individually recognized:

In its analysisBenchmark Litigation notes the firm’s extensive experience representing clients in the oil and gas industry. "For expertise and knowledge in the oil industry, Greensfelder cannot be beat, and their rates are very competitive. They have considerable expertise in downstream energy matters including gasoline marketing, pricing and antitrust," a client told researchers during the ranking process.

The analysis also notes recent successes in insurance coverage and product liability cases, as well as the firm’s focus on diversity and number of female litigators. Specific matters noted include the successful defense of BP on a motor fuel pricing claim in a bellwether trial and the defense of Advocate Health Care Network in a lawsuit challenging the pension plan's status as a church plan exempt from ERISA.

Benchmark Litigation annually ranks U.S. firms and attorneys, with an exclusive focus on litigation practice. Rankings are based on research including examination of recent case work and interviews with litigators and their clients.