For over 40 years, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis, & Giljum LLP, has been recognized as a leader in the St. Louis legal community. Most recently, we were one of only six St. Louis firms honored for General Commercial Litigation in Chambers USA®. We are ranked in the 2011-2012 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in St. Louis in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants (one of only five Tier 1 firms), Litigation – Labor & Employment (one of only four Tier 1 firms), Litigation – Municipal (one of only two Tier 1 firms), Labor and Employment Law – Management, and Tax Law and Litigation.
Four of our lawyers (John Gianoulakis, Joe Giljum, Mark Bremer and Charles Elbert) are recognized individually in Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Most notably, John Gianoulakis was named the 2014 St. Louis Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants” and Charles Elbert was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 St. Louis Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law–Management. Previously John Gianoulakis was selected as the 2012 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Litigation-Municipal and Joseph Giljum was selected as the 2012 and 2011 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Tax Law. John Gianoulakis is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and Joe Giljum is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
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Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.