Lashly & Baer, P.C. Announces Atkinson, Hill, and Pummell Named Shareholders

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 (St. Louis, Missouri) – The law firm of Lashly & Baer, P.C. announces that Jeffrey E. Atkinson, Richard W. Hill III, and Scott A. Pummell have been named a shareholders of the firm.

Jeffrey E. Atkinson has been with the firm since 2019. Mr. Atkinson is an experienced trial attorney who concentrates his practice in civil litigation and medical malpractice defense. He represents a variety of doctors, businesses and insurance companies, primarily in litigated matters.  In addition to trial work, Jeff has appeared successfully on numerous occasions before the Missouri Court of Appeals and the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission on behalf of businesses and insurance companies in workers compensation matters. He holds a J.D. from Washington University School of Law and a B.A. cum laude from Albion College in Albion Michigan.

Richard W. Hill III has been with the firm since 2015. Mr. Hill practices in the areas of health care law and corporate law, with an emphasis on regulatory defense, health care fraud and abuse compliance, corporate transactions, as well as the negotiation and drafting of various software, equipment, and professional service agreements. He advises a broad array of healthcare providers, from hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities to individual physicians, nurses, and counselors. Rich earned his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law with a concentration in health care law and his B.S. cum laude from Truman State University.

Scott A. Pummell has been with the firm since 2014. Mr. Pummell is a business lawyer who practices health law and corporate law.  Mr. Pummell represents health care providers, health care organizations, owner-operated businesses, and professionals. Mr. Pummell has represented major health systems, national health group purchasing organizations, senior living facilities, multi-specialty physician groups, rural health centers, imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers, and individual providers.  Scott graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law. He earned his B.S. in Journalism and Political Science from Northwest State University.  

About Lashly & Baer, P.C.

Celebrating 110 years in business in 2022, Lashly & Baer, P.C. has offices in Downtown St. Louis and Belleville, Illinois. Lashly & Baer has been named one of the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report, and received national ranking in Health Care Law, while receiving top St. Louis ranking in Corporate Law, Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Personal Injury Law – Defendants.

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