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Patrick J. Whalen Recognized on Ingram’s 250 List

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Patrick J. Whalen has been recognized by Ingram’s as a member of the 2018 Ingram’s 250 list of the most influential business leaders in the Kansas City region.

The list reflects what the magazine views as the 250 most important, influential and powerful business leaders throughout the Kansas City metro-area. Those highlighted on the list have worked to shape and direct the Kansas City metropolitan business community through decisive leadership and vision.

Under Pat’s direction, Spencer Fane has experienced accelerated growth and established its undeniable presence on the legal landscape. While many law firms have experienced slowing revenue and income growth in recent years, Spencer Fane has seen double digit growth under Pat’s strategic vision and actions. The firm has also experienced significant expansion in attorney count and geographic reach. Spencer Fane has offices in Phoenix, Ariz., Colorado Springs and Denver, Colo., Overland Park, Kan., Cape Girardeau, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Springfield, and St. Louis, Mo., Omaha, Neb., Las Vegas, Nev., Oklahoma City, Okla., and Dallas and Plano, Tex.

Pat serves the Kansas City area in numerous capacities and boards, including the Kansas City Civic Council and the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Area Development Council. He has been noted and awarded throughout his career, including being recognized by general counsel as a Nation’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer by the National Law Journal, “the top choice for IP Litigation,” by the Kansas City Business Magazine, a Top 40 Business Leader Under 40 in Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer, a Law Firm Leader of the Year by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and “among the best in the world in Internet and E-commerce law,” by Business Research, Ltd. He has been widely published and invited to speak to a broad range of groups and organizations, sought for his experience and legal leadership.

Read the full Ingram’s article here.