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Today's legal challenges: It's all about the fundamentals

Today's legal challenges: It's all about the fundamentals

For Jon Blumenthal, it’s all about the fundamentals. Blumenthal, partner in the real estate section at Omaha-based law firm Baird Holm, said that his commercial real estate clients are ready today to close more deals. This isn’t surprising; the national economy, though still sluggish, has been steadily improving. So has the commercial real estate market. This means more sales, leases and new developments.

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Janet Johnson: Earning her clients' trust

What sets Janet Johnson, a partner at Chicago law firm Schiff Hardin, apart from her competitors? Start with trust. Her clients are devoted to her because they trust her to provide them with the best legal representation and advice. Then there's Johnson's legendary work ethic. She's known for turning in long hours to better serve her clients.

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Legal veteran joins St. Louis' Polsinelli Shughart

Richard Yawitz recently joined the St. Louis-based law firm Polsinelli Shughart as a shareholder in the firm’s business department. In his new position, Yawitz will combine his corporate transactional law experience involving closely-held companies with his knowledge in the areas of strategic operational planning and taxation.