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Husch Blackwell LLP

190 CARONDELET PLAZA, SUITE 600, ST LOUIS, MO 63105, USA
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United States

Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 5

Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell LLP handles portfolio management, facilities operations, financing, planning and development, sales and dispositions, leasing and environmental real estate matters. Other areas of expertise include tax credits, structuring funds and joint ventures, capital-raising, governance and compliance. Key client sectors include retail, telecoms, sports, housing and community development. Denver-based Kevin Kelley and Jennifer Haynes recently advised National Storage Affiliates on its $1.3bn acquisition of a 112-property portfolio across 17 states and Puerto Rico from Simply Self Storage. Kansas-based Charles Renner represented Hunt Development Group on its $300m bid for a PPP to replace the Heman Marion Sweatt Courthouse. Caroline Hermeling heads the team in St Louis. In the Houston office, Kate David and Mike Stafford joined as partners from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. Joey Lubinski joined as partner from Ballard Spahr LLP. David Fenley left for Dentons and Jason Romero left for real estate investment company Platform Ventures.

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United States: Government

Government contracts
Government contracts - ranked: tier 4

Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell LLP’s ‘extremely knowledgeable’ team is ‘on point in the government and M&A realms’ and its ‘subject matter knowledge is deep’. The team’s workload mainly encompasses bid protests and other contentious cases in the healthcare sector, among others. In the defense sector, practice head Brian Waagner defended Jacobs Engineering in two bid protest matters before the Government Accountability Office, regarding contracts for which the combined value is over $1bn. Hal Perloff leads the advice in a putative class action initiated by current and former residents of Atlantic Marine Corps Communities’ military family housing project at Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, alleging a failure to warn about adverse environmental conditions at the homes. A unique characteristic of the practice is the representation of contractors providing goods and services to the United States Parcel Service, for which David Hendel is responsible. Clients in this area include National Star Route Mail Contractors Association, vehicle manufacturer AM General and electronic postage provider Stamps.com. George Stewart joined in December 2018 from Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP. Steven Neeley, who ‘does an exceptional job’, was promoted to partner in January 2018. William Hughes from the Milwaukee office ‘is the whole package’; ‘responsive, knowledgeable, humble and offers sage advice’.

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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)
M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m) - ranked: tier 5

Husch Blackwell LLP

Husch Blackwell LLP is a Midwest firm with significant inbound and outbound M&A experience on major transactions. The team acted for AMC Entertainment Holdings in its sale of a controlling interest in on-screen advertising company Screenvision Media to private equity firm Abry Partners. St Louis-based Matthew Schneider leads the corporate, M&A and securities practice.

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