Nine lawyers from HeplerBroom LLC have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America.
Those attorneys include Larry E. Hepler, Gordon R. Broom, Jeffrey S. Hebrank and Jason Rankin from the Edwardsville office. Other lawyers at HeplerBroom named to the list include Theodore J. MacDonald Jr., Gerard T. Noce, Glenn E. Davis and Thomas J. Magee from the St. Louis office, as well as Anthony J. Tunney, who is from the firm’s Chicago office.
Hepler, Broom and Hebrank are mass tort litigation and class-action defense lawyers. Hepler earned his law degree from Washington and Lee University. Broom graduated with a J.D. from the University of Illinois in 1969. Hebrank graduated from the St. Louis University of Law in 1982.
Rankin practices in the product liability litigation defense area. He graduated from the Washington University School of Law in 1996.
MacDonald works in the area of bet-the-company litigation, commercial, criminal defense, white-collar and personal injury litigation defense. He earned his law degree from the St. Louis University Law School in 1977.
Noce is a personal injury defense lawyer, while Davis works on antitrust, commercial, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities and franchise cases. Noce completed his law studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1979. Davis earned his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 1982.
Magee also practices in defense of personal injury, product liability and professional malpractice law.
Tunney is an insurance litigation attorney. He graduated from John Marshall Law School in 1977.
Best Lawyers has published its list of top lawyers for over 30 years. The list is based on peer reviews. Those nominees must have been practicing for at least 10 years.
HeplerBroom has roots dating back to 1894, with offices in St. Louis, as well as Springfield, Chicago, Crystal Lake and Edwardsville, Illinois. The company's trial lawyers work in a variety of areas, including estate planning, white-collar criminal defense and asbestos litigation.