JD Supra 2020 Readers Choice Awards recognized Shook for the third consecutive time as the top law firm for food and beverage content. The award acknowledges top authors and firms for their thought leadership and reader engagement in key topics during the past year.

Shook Partners Mark Anstoetter, Katie Gates Calderon and Lindsey Heinz tied as the top authors in the Food and Beverage category, with their legal writing ranked as the most read and responded to on the topic. Across all categories, Anstoetter, Gates Calderon and Heinz were among 235 authors selected out of more than 50,000 who publish their work on the legal news platform. In the category of Food and Beverage news, Anstoetter, Gates Calderon and Heinz were the top three in a field of 900 food and beverage authors.

JD Supra connects professionals writing on topics read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel and media members, delivering legal and business content in daily email digests through more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, to partner websites and as news across the web.

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For decades, manufacturers, distributors and retailers at every link in the food chain have come to Shook, Hardy & Bacon to partner with a legal team that understands the issues they face in today's evolving food production industry. Shook attorneys work with some of the world's largest food, beverage and agribusiness companies to establish preventative measures, conduct internal audits, develop public relations strategies, and advance tort reform initiatives.