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Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Main Office: 2555 Grand Boulevard, | Kansas City | MO | 64108-2613
Phone: 816-474-6550 | Fax: 816-421-5547





Kansas City






Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Reviews view all

Reviewed on May 15, 2023
Former Employee

5.Former Employee, more than 10 yearsGreat place to workLegal Administrative Assistant in Houston, TXRecommendProsCulture is supportive of employees.ConsThe work-load for legal administrative assistants is heavy.

Former Employee


Full time

Reviewed on December 18, 2017
Current Employee

I would like to see us receive a badge for parking in the garage or at the very least additional pay to compensate for parking. I also believe that we deserve better health coverage as well.

I have found everyone to be very professional and the pay is excellent. It is very family oriented around here as well so the work and work schedule tends to be very flexible.

The benefits could be better. In particular I believe that we deserve better health insurance and better parking as well (we currently have to pay for parking in the garage).

Current Employee



Headline: Make Your Mark On The Legal Landscape With Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

For attorneys exploring the legal landscape, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. in the Bay Area offers a unique and exciting opportunity. Founded more than a century ago, the firm has built a reputation as one of the world’s leading companies for favorable outcomes under even the most difficult circumstances.

Attorneys joining the firm will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most experienced and respected legal minds in the country as they develop their own legal skills. By joining a team of legal professionals with a collective passion for creative and practical solutions, attorneys will be able to hone their own approach to legal challenges and expand their understanding of the law.

At Shook, attorneys will also be able to gain a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape by working on cases that are of great importance to the company’s clients. The firm’s clients include some of the most influential companies in the world, and attorneys will gain invaluable experience as they work on cases that have both immediate and long-term implications for their clients’ business investments.

In addition to the opportunity to build and test their legal skills, attorneys at Shook, Hardy & Bacon will also be able to benefit from the firm’s commitment to integrity and collegiality. The firm’s values of tenacity and mutual respect guide the attorneys’ approach to every case and ensure that the firm produces the best results for its clients.

At Shook, Hardy & Bacon, attorneys can make their mark on the legal landscape and become part of a legacy of legal excellence. With an atmosphere of collaboration and support, attorneys can use their skills to protect their clients’ investments and maximize opportunities for growth.

Practice Areas

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Hiring Criteria

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

We look at an individual's interpersonal skills, academic achievements, leadership abilities, quality of work, and fit within the firm.

Pro bono

As a leader in the delivery of pro bono legal services, Shook, Hardy & Bacon provides approximately 30,000 hours of free legal counsel on an annual basis, donating its expertise and resources to communities across the United States. In recent years, SHB attorneys have assisted unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings, staffed legal clinics and advocated on behalf of disabled individuals. These pro bono efforts reflect the firm's dedication to representing the underserved in matters as diverse in nature and scope as the attorneys who handle them.

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Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Shook Wins MCCA Award for Diversity Efforts

Missouri Bar Foundation Honors Jon R. Gray with Spurgeon Smithson Award

Brief Authored by Shook Appellate Team Nominated for Green Bag Exemplary Legal Writing Award

Victor Schwartz Honored at Award Ceremony for "The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America"

Diversity Write a review

Diversity is an essential component of Shook, Hardy & Bacon's vision statement, which provides, in part that SHB is deeply passionate about sustaining "a diverse environment where everyone is respected, feels appreciated and experiences fulfillment and enjoyment through meaningful contributions." The firm's equal opportunity policy explicitly bars discrimination based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, and domestic partner benefits apply to same-sex relationships.

Summer associate program

Fueled by exciting practice areas and advanced legal issues, SHB's summer program provides practical training with an insider's view of an intense and challenging legal culture.

Summer associates receive a mix of assignments, work with a cross-section of attorneys and are included in the life of the firm. Cultural and sporting events, weekend outings and intimate dinner parties at partners' homes help familiarize summer associates with the larger SHB community.


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