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The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Orders Retrial

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed in part the largest plaintiffs’ win in Missouri in 2015, and remanded the case to the district court for further proceedings. The case, Jo Ann Howard and Associates, et al. v. National City Bank,…

Sheena R. Hamilton to be Honored by the St. Louis Business Journal

On September 8, 2017, Sheena R. Hamilton will be recognized as a member of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2017 Class of Diverse Business Leaders.  The honor is given to a civic leader that has gone above and beyond in the promotion of initiatives, resources, and community involvement in…

Empower Missouri to Honor Partner Jamie Rehmann

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Dowd Bennett partner Jamie Rehmann will receive The Rory Ellinger Award for Public Interest Litigation from Empower Missouri.  The award was established in 2015 to honor the memory of Rory Ellinger, a former state president, vice president and treasurer of Empower Missouri’s predecessor organization,…

Sheena Hamilton Elected to American Bar Association Board of Governors

On August 12, 2017, Sheena R. Hamilton was elected to the American Bar Association Board of Governors.  Founded in 1878, the ABA has over 400,000 members.  The Association supports the legal profession with practical resources while improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools, and establishing model ethical codes.  The…

Dowd Bennett Teams Up with St. Louis Area Foodbank®

Since 1975, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has been feeding the hungry by distributing food throughout Missouri and Illinois and engaging the community in the fight against hunger.  Fast forward to today, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has grown to become the bi-state region’s largest non-profit food distribution charity dedicated…

Arsenio L. Mims Accepted into Initiative Fellows Program

Dowd Bennett associate, Arsenio L. Mims has been accepted into the 2017/2018 St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative Fellows Program.  The program is a comprehensive method to establish a safe and exhilarating environment for members to study useful leadership methods and form relationships fundamental to their success. Throughout the year-long program,…

Two Dowd Bennett Attorneys Named to St. Louis Chapter of American Inns of Court

Congratulations to Dowd Bennett partner, Michelle Nasser, and associate, Matt Crane, for being appointed to the St. Louis chapter of the American Inns of Court, known as the Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court. The American Inns of Court is a national organization of legal professionals from all levels…

Dowd Bennett LLP Serves as Title Sponsor for 2017 Walk to Defeat ALS®

On Saturday June 24, nearly 5,000 participants walked, ran or rolled during the 2017 St. Louis Walk to Defeat ALS, to support people with ALS and their families in eastern Missouri and central and southern Illinois. Over 157 teams participated; some were as large as 565 people and included…

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