BOSTON, MA—October 9, 2018—Manning Gross + Massenburg ("MG+M") and Kurowski Shultz LLC today announced that the two firms will merge to form one national law firm effective January 1, 2019. The firm will continue to be known as MG+M. The strategic combination brings together renowned litigators with unsurpassed expertise serving clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and iconic business brands.
As of 2019, MG+M will have 14 offices in key jurisdictions across the United States, including the addition of Southern Illinois/St. Louis, Chicago, and New York City. Each office will continue to possess the independent ability to handle all aspects of complex local and national litigation matters within the firm's practice areas, including products liability, toxic torts, talc, asbestos, pharmaceutical and medical device, maritime, construction defect, business and commercial disputes, bankruptcy, environmental, catastrophic loss, and more. The combined firm will also continue MG+M's unique "one firm-one team" model, with clients benefitting from access to the entire firm's collective knowledge, resources, and bench strength.
"This is a critical step in achieving the firm’s mission to provide our clients with unsurpassed service and optimal value nationwide," said MG+M partner John B. Manning. "MG+M has worked closely with Kurowski Shultz as an allied partner for over 20 years, and we are very excited about the compelling synergies, expanded footprint and additional resources available to our clients. We believe--as a core value--that clients expect and deserve a unified team consisting of diverse personnel with deep experience and expertise in a broad range of disciplines."
John Kurowski, who has led Kurowski Shultz since founding the firm over 30 years ago, commented, "Kurowski Shultz and MG+M share a deep commitment to achieving positive results for our clients, leveraging both local and national litigation experience. Our combined talent, assets, and experience enable us to offer even more robust solutions and support to our clients."
Manning Gross + Massenburg LLP (“MG+M”) is a national litigation and trial firm that provides coordinated, coast-to-coast services for corporate clients in high stakes matters. The firm offers national coverage through its 11 offices and a vast local counsel network that can rapidly respond to litigation demands in all levels of court anywhere in the country. Our experienced team of diverse attorneys, collaborative approach, and national resources enable us to provide superior value and achieve optimal results in addressing our clients’ most complex litigation challenges. For more information, visit www.mgmlaw.com.
About Kurowski Shultz LLC
Since its inception over 30 years ago, Kurowski Shultz LLC has grown to be one of the most highly regarded litigation firms in the Southwestern Illinois and St. Louis region as well as having a national footprint. In addition, with its offices in Chicago and New York City, it continues its commitment to serving clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 100 corporations. With a team of over 60 employees, the firm excels in achieving optimum results for its impressive client base. For more information, visit www.kslfllc.com.
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