Founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 1873, Lathrop Gage is a 250-lawyer AmLaw Second Hundred firm with offices in 10 cities from Los Angeles to Boston. Our attorneys provide strategic guidance in litigation, business and intellectual property law. From the research lab to the factory floor, from oil fields to skyscrapers, our clients are the backbone of our economy. For more than a century, it has been our privilege and our passion to help them achieve their most important ambitions. We look beyond purely legal issues to understand your industry, your competitive landscape, your aspirations as well as your challenges. Lathrop Gage prides itself on being an innovative firm by encouraging growth of modern legal services and the hiring of like-minded legal professionals.