Shughart Thomson & Kilroy

700 W. 47th Street,
Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: (816) 753-1000
Fax: (816) 753-1536
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About the Firm

Shughart Thomson and Kilroy is now known as Polsinelli Shughart, a large full-service law firm with offices all over the United States. With over 600 attorneys, the firm specializes in health care, life sciences, construction, business, bankruptcy, real estate, financial services, and business litigation. The attorneys at Polsinelli Shughart, with their entrepreneurial skills, help clients in solving their problems, rather than prolonging them. Each case is treated as a special case, which demands outmost attention and care. For its work ethics and result-oriented approach, the firm has been included in The National Law Journal Top 100 Law Firms index.
James A. Polsinelli is a shareholder in Polsinelli Shughart. A graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, he specializes in mergers and acquisitions, family owned businesses and corporate law. Polsinelli is admitted to practice before the bar of the state of Missouri, and regularly counsel family owned businesses to Fortune 100 firms. With over 40 years of legal experience he has been the recipient of one distinction after another, with the most recent being in 2011 when Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business included him in its rankings. Lisa Greer Quateman is a partner with Polsinelli Shughart. She is a specialist in real estate development/transactions, public finance, real estate finance, corporate law and capital markets and commercial lending. Quateman obtained her J.D., from University of California-Los Angeles and is admitted to practice before the bars of the states of New York and California. She has represented clients ranging from individuals to large multi-nationals both American and foreign. She has earned many distinctions over her 30 years illustrious career and was named one of the Los Angeles’ Top 100 Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Mindful of its duty to the community within which it operates, the firm maintains attorneys on full-time basis, dedicated to doing Pro Bono work, both in the civil and criminal cases. Each year, thousands of hours of Pro Bono work is done on behalf of the disadvantaged amongst the society.

One of the top notch law firms in the U.S, Shughart Thomson and Kilroy PC offers quality legal advice that helps businesses and organization to succeed in their legal objectives. The firm stands among top 100 law firms in the country and has a team of more than 600 highly talented employees that makes sure that clients get best possible protection in litigation situations through its wide experience and unsurpassed customer service. The office has the experience and the talent required to offer legal solutions that work.
Shughart Thomson and Kilroy PC has strong national resources that enable it to deliver detailed insight and affordable solutions. The firm has proactive solutions which gives it an edge over other legal concerns. It brings together the resources necessary to provide clients with significant advice that lead them to successful solutions. The team of this office is known for its entrepreneurial thinking and approach. This is why it solves problems with its meaningful perspective.
Shughart Thomson and Kilroy PC is recognized as a leader in a number of areas of law including business litigation, real estate, business, health care, construction and life sciences law. It believes in empathizing with its clients as well as its team members as the best can only be offered to others when their prospects are respected and understood.
Other than satisfying clients, the firm also looks after the ones who cannot afford it. Every year its attorneys spend thousands of hours in legal and support resources so that it can give back to the community in the best possible manner. Shughart Thomson and Kilroy PC represents individuals and nonprofit organizations that cannot afford legal guidance. It has full-time pro bono attorneys that look after plethora of civil and criminal cases. Also, they donate their considerable time in pro bono matters for charitable organizations.


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Areas of Law

  • Accounting Litigation
  • Affordable Housing
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Banking and Financial Services Litigation
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets, Commercial Lending
  • Health Care Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Copyrights
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Directors & Officers Liability Litigation
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Owned Business Representation
  • Franchising and Distribution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Creditors Rights, Loan Enforcement and Creditor Bankruptcy Representation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy
  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Franchising and Distribution Litigation
  • Government Contracting
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Long Term Care and Senior Housing
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Immigration
  • Insights Now
  • Insurance Business and Regulatory Law
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • International Tax
  • Labor & Employment
  • Affirmative Action
  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Employment Policies and Procedures Advice and Training
  • ERISA Litigation / Fiduciary and Shareholder Disputes
  • Immigration Employment Issues
  • Independent Contractor and Transportation Issues
  • Labor
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secret Litigation
  • Wage & Hour / Collective Action Defense
  • Workplace Safety (OSHA
  • Life Sciences
  • Municipal Finance
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Patents
  • Product Liability
  • Public Policy National
  • Public Policy State and Local
  • Real Estate Development/Transactions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Science and Technology
  • Tax and Business Planning
  • Tax Credit Finance and Development
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Toxic and Mass Tort
  • Trademarks
  • Venture and Private Equity Capital
  • Wealth Planning/Administration
  • White Collar Defense and Government Investigations
  • Zoning and Land Use

Office Location

Shughart Thomson & Kilroy PC

700 W. 47th Street,
Suite 1000
Kansas City,MO,64112
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