Patrice Brown Joins Blackwell Sanders
(Kansas City, Mo.) - Blackwell Sanders
welcomes Patrice Brown
to the firm's Kansas City office.Brown joins the firm as a partner in the Labor & Employment Department.Prior to joining Blackwell Sanders, Brown was an employee relations director at Hills Pet Nutrition (2006-2007).Her
primary responsibilities and expertise included measuring and reporting the ongoing effectiveness of company policies, instituting programs and policies that sought to prevent employee relation problems, and providing professional direction and counseling to company staff.From 2003-2006, Brown served as an associate general counsel for The Kansas City Southern Railroad, where she coordinated the defense of over 600 litigation cases. Brown also practiced as an associate at McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A., (1998-2003) and Norris & Keplinger L.L.C (1997-1998).