Spencer Fane attorneys Pat Whalen, firm Chair, and Amy Mistler, Managing Partner in St. Louis, were recognized by Missouri Lawyers Media (MLM) as Law Firm Leaders honorees for 2021.
As part of the Missouri Lawyers Awards, Law Firm Leaders is awarded to chairpersons, managing partners, or other law firm executives who demonstrated extraordinary vision, innovation, and leadership in 2020.
Pat has led the firm through substantial growth over the last seven years, emphasizing the importance of culture. “We don’t subscribe to a notion that growing is intrinsically good. It is how you grow and why you grow,” Pat explained. “We think we are growing for the right reasons.”
Amy became office managing partner of the firm’s St. Louis office at the beginning of 2020 and received an unexpected test of leadership with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Mistler took ownership of the role while maintaining a commitment to ‘remarkable sustained growth’ at the firm, which has expanded notably in both revenue and offices in recent years,” MLM wrote.
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