Gerald Bates

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Grand Boulevard 2555
Kansas City 64108 MO US

Gerald K. Bates focuses his practice on complex product liability litigation and has extensive experience in pre-trial discovery matters, including evidence development, witness development, and defending attorney-client privilege and work product claims.

Prior to joining Shook, Gerald received deposition and trial experience in a wide range of legal matters as an associate in a small general practice, including extensive experience in advocating vaccine injury claims before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Gerald also worked as an associate general counsel to a national restaurant chain.


  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Kansas 1993

Bar Admissions:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas


  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar


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