ST. LOUIS - Williams Venker & Sanders partners Theodore Williams, Paul Venker, Steve Sanders, Robert Bassett and Lucy Unger have been named by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers as five of the top attorneys in the area for 2015.
Only five percent of the lawyers in Missouri and Kansas are recognized by Super Lawyers.
Founding partner Williams has been named a Super Lawyer in the area of civil litigation defense for several years. Venker was recognized, for the 10th straight year, in the area of medical malpractice defense. Sanders, named for his work in product liability defense, has been listed since 2006. Bassett has been listed in Super Lawyers since 2011, and is recognized for his work in personal injury defense and products liability defense. Unger, the firm’s most recent managing partner, was named a Super Lawyer this year for her work in civil litigation defense.
Additionally, partners Matthew Pelikan and John Mahon, Jr. made repeat appearances on the list of Super Lawyers' “Rising Stars.”
Pelikan was named a fourth time this year for his work in product liability defense, and Mahon was named for the fifth consecutive year for his work in medical malpractice defense.
Associate Nathan Leming was recognized for a second time in the area of professional liability defense.