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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP


"At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner we believe that all our people should be treated fairly and feel able to contribute meaningfully to the firm's success. One of our Core Values is that we treat our people as we would our best clients. No one should be held back because of their age, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and..."

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

One Metropolitan Square
211 North Broadway, Suite 3600
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 259-2000

Firm Stats

Co-Chairs: Steve Baumer and Lisa Mayhew
Hiring Attorneys: Leah Fiorenza McNeill (Atlanta); Faisal Delawalla (Chicago); Laura S. Perlov (Denver); James P. Litwinovich and Brett J. Souza (Irvine); Steven B. Becker (Kansas City); James M. Attonito (New York); Jessica Maziarz (Phoenix); Tom Lee (San Francisco); Linda C. Hsu (Santa Monica); Joel N. Lander (St. Louis)
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
Billable-Hour Requirement:

Employment Contact

Jennifer J. Sloop
Director of Recruitment
(314) 259-2015

No. of U.S. Offices: 17

No. of International Offices: 13

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Boulder, CO
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Colorado Springs, CO
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Irvine, CA
Jefferson City, MO
Kansas City, MO
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco, CA
St. Louis, MO (HQ)
Washington, DC I Abu Dhabi
Hong Kong
Tel Aviv

Major Departments

Arbitration, Real Estate & Construction Disputes
Business & Commercial Disputes
Class Actions and Mass Torts
Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Construction
Corporate Transactions
Employment & Labor
Energy, Environment, & Infrastructure
Finance Transactions
Financial Services Disputes & Investigations
Planning and Zoning
Real Estate Finance
Tax, Employee Benefits, and Private Client
Technology, Commercial, & Government Affairs
Technology & IP Disputes
White Collar, Antitrust, & International Trade
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.