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Fisher Phillips Attorneys Included in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2012 Edition


KANSAS CITY, MO (October 15, 2012) –Brian Finucane, managing partner of the Kansas City office and J. Randall Coffey, a partner in the firm, are listed in the 2012 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers. Finucane is included for the seventh consecutive year. This is the second year Coffey has been named to the list.

Finucane and Coffey, both labor and employment law attorneys exclusively representing employers, were selected based on statewide polls conducted in Missouri and Kansas. The honor goes to only 5 percent of attorneys in the two states.

Finucane has practiced labor and employment law since 1977. He provides a broad range of legal services in employment law, from daily client consultation designed to avoid legal problems to defending clients in complex class action litigation. He also represents clients in traditional labor law matters, negotiating contracts and handling NLRB matters, union contract arbitration and union representation matters. He represents employers across the country in state and federal courts and before the state and federal administrative agencies. Some of Finucane's contributions and accomplishments include serving as chairperson of the Missouri Bar Labor Law Committee, contributing editor to The Developing Labor Law, being selected by Who's Who Legal USA and being named in the annual Best Lawyers in America listing since 2006.

Coffey devotes his practice to representing management in labor and employment matters, defending employers in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has litigated numerous multi-plaintiff and class-action cases, as well as cases brought by individual plaintiffs. He also provides representation before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. He routinely counsels clients concerning employment-related matters. Coffey has been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2008, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 was inducted as a Fellow into The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in 2010. He also serves as management chair of the American Bar Association Equal Employment Opportunity Committee.

To be selected to the Super Lawyers, Law & Politics magazine employs a rigorous, multiphase process, combining peer nominations and evaluations with third-party research. Selections are made annually on a state-by-state basis.

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