Overview

Introduction

Husch Blackwell is a full-service business and litigation law firm. The firm operates on an industry-centered approach, working across different practice areas to provide comprehensive representation. The firm’s industries of focus include education, energy and natural resources, financial services, food and agribusiness, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, technology, and transportation. HB Innovations, LLC is the firm’s “internal development incubator” for legal technology, and it touts a portfolio of success...

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Total No. Attorneys (2021)

750 - 1K

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No. of U.S. Offices

25

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No. of International Offices

0


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Major Office Locations

Austin, TX


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Major Practice Areas

Business Succession Planning

About the Firm

Formed from the 2008 merger of two Midwest firms, Husch Blackwell is a full-service business and litigation law firm. The firm operates on an industry-centered approach, working across different practice areas to provide comprehensive representation for each client. 

Many Mergers

In 2008, the firms of Husch & Eppenberger and Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin joined forces to form Husch Blackwell. Pre-merger, St. Louis-based Husch & Eppenberger consisted of 300 attorneys in eight offices across the Midwest, and Kansas City-based Blackwell Sanders had nine offices of its own. Later in 2008, the new Husch Blackwell merged again, this time with Chicago-based IP boutique Welsh & Katz. In 2011, a couple dozen lawyers from Jacobs Chase also joined the firm, bringing ...

Diversity at Husch Blackwell LLP

"The following list highlights specific ways Husch Blackwell is advancing diversity and inclusion. Diversity Lab's Mansfield certification program Husch Blackwell achieved Mansfield Certification Plus designation for 2019. To receive certification, law firms must consider at least 30 % women, attorneys of color or LGBTQ attorneys for 70% or more of the firm's leadership positions. Additionally, the firm was awarded a "Plus" designation based on reaching a 30% threshold of underrepresented groups in leadership..."