Lewis Brisbois opens office in Glen Carbon

Christina Stueve Hodges Aug. 17, 2012, 10:22am



Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP has opened a new office in Glen Carbon, welcoming Jeffrey Bash as its new managing partner.

Bash focuses his practice on the defense of manufacturers, retailers, suppliers and premises owners in toxic/mass tort and environmental litigation. He also has extensive experience representing health care providers, trucking and insurance companies in general liability, products liability and professional liability matters.

Kari Halbrook, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, and new partner Matthew Morris will join the team in Madison County, along with new associates Charles Anderson and Matthew Schuh.

The office specializes in toxic tort and environmental litigation (including asbestos matters), general liability, insurance coverage, professional liability and products liability, and most Madison County attorneys are licensed to practice in the state courts of both Illinois and Missouri.

"We are very excited about joining Lewis Brisbois and representing clients here in Madison County, Illinois and the Metro St. Louis region," Bash stated.

"The combination of Lewis Brisbois' national presence, resources and expertise paired with our team's local knowledge make for a perfect match. Our team is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our clients in a diligent, ethical and professional manner and having an office in Madison County, Illinois allows us to best suit clients' needs throughout Central and Southern Illinois and Missouri."

The firm has plans to expand the Madison County office, bringing in legal professionals and lawyers of all levels to offer its clients representation in a variety of practice areas.

Established in 1979, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a national, full-service law firm with more than 800 attorneys and 24 offices, in 11 states from coast-to-coast.

For more information, please contact JoAnne Jackson at 213.580.3964 or at jjackson@lbbslaw.com.

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