Construction and Design
The world of construction is comprehensive, collaborative and highly detailed. The same can be said of our approach to construction law. Legal regulations, city and state codes, federal guidelines, environmental issues – there’s a litany of laws and parameters that seems never-ending.
Quick advisers and zealous defenders for healthcare-based institutions and individuals, the Healthcare Group at Wallace Saunders offers something few healthcare groups can – all of our lawyers have been with the group for an average of 20 years. So you know you’re getting experienced healthcare counsel with long-standing client relationships.
Insurance issues can escalate from simple to complex quickly, and you need attorneys able to handle it all. With Wallace Saunders, you can rest assured the attorneys in our Insurance Practice Group have a command of insurance law and litigation. In fact, the firm was founded more than 50 years ago with insurance at the core of our practice.
Founded as a litigation firm in 1963, our attorneys carry on our tradition of substantial deposition and courtroom experience, with hands-on training that begins early in every attorney’s career. The litigation department is the largest practice area at Wallace Saunders, with more than half of our attorneys working under the Litigation Practice Area umbrella.
Understanding the nuances of Product Liability law and the significant exposure for clients involved in product litigation is a service not every firm can offer. Our experience representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers gives you the advantage of leveraging strategic planning with trial skills in this complex and dynamic area of law.
Most professionals regularly handle situations where they cannot guarantee specific results for their clients or patients. This makes them vulnerable to professional liability lawsuits. Choosing the right attorney to defend such lawsuits is critical. Additionally, the best defense against professional liability claims begins before a claim ever gets filed.
- Awarded the “Super Lawyers” designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers® for 2006-2007, 2011-2014
On December 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court rendered its decision in Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Addison Insurance Company, finding an excess insurer may pursue a claim against a primary insurer for bad faith refusal to settle under multiple theories of liability.
Wallace Saunders is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Shook as Of Counsel in our Springfield, Missouri office.
Emily is a 2007 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. She joins the firm with practice experience in the areas of insurance defense and governmental liability litigation. Emily has substantial federal civil litigation experience, and has won summary judgment and dismissal in several significant federal cases. She has also worked on multiple complex litigation matters that involved constitutional issues, numerous parties and allegations of damages in the tens of millions. She is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group, with a concentration on insurance defense litigation.
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Springfield, MO 65806