Rick Shearer

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

Rick Shearer represents clients in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country and in arbitrations. He has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving breach of contract claims, fraud and fiduciary duty litigation, joint venture and partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, insurance coverage disputes, creditor’s rights issues and counterclaim defense.

Rick has litigated or otherwise resolved cases for clients in a broad range of industries including technology, media, design and construction, finance, insurance, manufacturing and professional services.

Rick counsels and litigates for clients and handles all aspects of litigation, including developing and establishing pre-trial and trial strategy, engaging in dispositive motion practice, taking and defending critical depositions, coordinating responses to subpoenas, preparing and executing discovery, and engaging in discovery motion practice.

Rick advises clients on legal compliance, best-practices and pre-litigation avoidance strategy. He has assisted clients by establishing case resolution strategy, selecting and supervising local counsel, and approving pleadings and settlements.

Rick’s clients appreciate his skill set, attention to detail, and dedication to serving their needs. As a senior associate, Rick’s work earned him a reputation as a “go-to” attorney for many firm clients, and the strong relationships developed with those clients have carried into his work as a Shook partner.


  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2004
  • B.S., University of Kansas, 1999

Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • American Bar Association, Section of Business, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • The Missouri Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar


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Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Financial Services, Banking, Litigation, Insurance, Construction, Class Action, Business, Bankruptcy, White Collar Crime, Government. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
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Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP is located at 2555 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA. You can reach out to Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP using their phone line 816.559.4068. You can also check their website shb.com or email them at [email protected].
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