Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) is pleased to announce that a total of eight attorneys were honored on the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Michael L. Blumenthal, Charlie J. Harris, Deena B. Jenab, Kimberly A. Jones, Bruce Moothart and Paul Seyferth were named to the Super Lawyers List. Alex P. Aguilera and Nick Seacord remained on the Rising Stars list.
Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the Super Lawyers research team for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the Rising Stars list.
Additionally, Blumenthal, Jones and Seyferth earned recognition in the Missouri & Kansas Top 100, and Jones received distinction among the Top 50 Women.
“We are proud to have so many of our deserving attorneys recognized,” said Jones, managing member of SBH. “We pride ourselves on being a top litigation firm not only for Kansas City but throughout the region. This is another testament to the strength and depth of legal knowledge we have as a team.”
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.
About the attorneys
Alex P. Aguilera (Employment Litigation) — Alex has been named to the Rising Stars list three consecutive years. His practice focuses on employment and related litigation and counseling, and he represents companies across the country in all stages of litigation.
Michael L. Blumenthal (Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation, Business Litigation) — Mike has appeared on the Super Lawyers list for 13 consecutive years. He is a founding member of SBH, and his legal career has been devoted to representing management in workplace legal issues and representing businesses in high-stakes business litigation.
Charlie J. Harris (Employment & Labor, Business Litigation) — Charlie made the Super Lawyers list for an 11th consecutive year. He has a national practice representing corporations, not-for-profit agencies, corporate officers and directors, and municipalities against labor and employment claims. He also defends corporate clients in various commercial litigation.
Deena B. Jenab (Employment Litigation, Business Litigation, Employment & Labor) — Deena earned recognition on the Super Lawyers list for a fifth time. She represents employers in all facets of employment litigation and employment law counseling.
Kimberly A. Jones (Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor) — Kim appeared on the Super Lawyers list for a 14th consecutive year. In addition to serving as managing member, she is an employment trial lawyer representing clients in federal and state courts and before AAA and labor arbitration panels. She also provides day-to-day counsel on human resources issues and trains management and employees on a variety of employment issues.
Bruce A. Moothart (Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury – Products) — Bruce earned recognition on the Super Lawyers list for the 10th year in a row. He focuses his practice on the representation of businesses and professionals in complex litigation with an emphasis on insurance-related issues.
Nick Seacord (Employment & Labor, Civil Litigation) — Nick has been recognized on the Rising Stars list for five straight years. He focuses his practice on counseling and litigation in all stages of the employment relationship and has handled cases at every stage of the litigation and appellate process.
Paul D. Seyferth (Employment & Labor, Civil Litigation) — Paul earned recognition on the Super Lawyers List for a 12th consecutive year. A founding member of SBH, he has practiced law for more than 30 years and has tried many different kinds of commercial and employment cases with a focus on high-stakes and high-profile employment, healthcare, and business litigation.