Russell S. Jones, Jr.
120 W 12th St Ste 1800
Kansas City, MO 64105
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation, Director & Officers Liability, General Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Trial Tactics
B.A. Yale University, cum laude, 1977; J.D. Duke University School of Law, with distinction and Order of the Coif, 1980. Associate/shareholder Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, P.C., Kansas City, MO since 1980; member of Executive Committee/Board of Directors; chair of Kansas City Business Litigation Practice Group. Member, KC Metropolitan Bar Association; Legal Advisor to KCMBA 2009. President, Lawyers Association of Kansas City 2002-2003; Board Member of LAKC 1998-2003. Recognized in Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation; Mo-Kan Super Lawyers. Licensing enforcement counsel for a major sports licensor, handling IP litigation cases, including patent litigation, in state and federal courts throughout USA. Handled more than 35 class actions across USA. Has published numerous articles and speaks frequently at CLE seminars. See full bio at www.stklaw.com.
Shughart Thomson is the premier trial and litigation firm based in Kansas City with offices also in Phoenix, Denver, Springfield, MO and St. Joseph, MO. With more than 120 trial and litigation lawyers, Shughart Thomson handles cases in the areas of health care professional liability, class actions, banking and financial services, antitrust, patents, trademarks and other intellectual property, commercial and business litigation, D&O and shareholders litigation, mass torts, utilities, telecommunications, trucking and transportation, labor and employment, natural resources, franchise and distribution, computer, software and IT technology, and others.