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Kohut Joins Litigation Practice Group at Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce that Jake Kohut has joined the Litigation group as an of counsel attorney in the firm’s Cape Girardeau office.

Jake works closely with clients to develop strong litigation strategies and successfully close transactions. With a focus on commercial, fiduciary and health care issues, Jake regularly defends claims in state and federal court.

“It’s important to our local office to bring on attorneys that understand our clients and have a specific interest in helping businesses thrive,” said Mike Murphy, Office Managing Partner for Spencer Fane in Cape Girardeau. “Our clients can be assured Jake’s ability to practice across multiple areas of litigation will help us to continue providing efficient and effective client service.”

Jake previously worked for two St. Louis-area law firms. Working as a litigator in both firms, he specialized in defending medical malpractice, product liability and premises liability claims. He also has experience in criminal law, having served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Greene County, Missouri.

Jake completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri School of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Missouri Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Barristers.