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Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Summary Judgment for Dowd Bennett client

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently decided Engelhardt v. Qwest Corporation, affirming the summary judgment awarded to a subsidiary of CenturyLink on claims brought by a former employee.  While employed by Qwest, the plaintiff had participated in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit…

Beth Carver inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Dowd Bennett partner Beth Carver was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers on April 12, 2019, at the Academy’s spring meeting in Philadelphia.  The Academy was founded to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the…

Jay Nixon selected as a Harvard Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow

Partner Jay Nixon is a Visiting Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health from April 10-19, 2019.  Mr. Nixon is teaching graduate students in public health and law, among other topics, leadership in crisis management, getting hyper partisanship out of public health decisions…

Jim Martin & Michelle Nasser presented at BAMSL’s White-Collar Conference

On April 10, 2019, Dowd Bennett partners Jim Martin and Michelle Nasser presented at BAMSL’s first annual White-Collar Crime Conference.  Jim Martin was a panelist on “Important White Collar Developments,” and Michelle Nasser was a panelist on “It Doesn’t End with Upjohn: Preserving Privilege and Other Ethical Considerations in…

Elizabeth Carver mentors new women lawyers

On March 29, 2109, Dowd Bennett partner Elizabeth Carver served on a panel at the Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis’ March Membership/Mentorship Luncheon at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.  Dowd Bennett LLP has served as the WLA’s exclusive Membership/Mentorship Sponsor for four consecutive years.  Bi-monthly…

Jay Nixon sits down with Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Former Missouri Governor and Dowd Bennett partner Jay Nixon discusses his role as an advocate for clients as well as his home state.  A link to the Missouri Lawyers Weekly article is below. Nixon Relishes new role as advocate

Arsenio Mims elected to Board of Directors

On March 20, 2019, Dowd Bennett attorney Arsenio L. Mims was unanimously voted to serve on the Board of Directors for the Guardian Angel Settlement Association.  Guardian Angel is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency based in St. Louis, Missouri that has been in existence for 150 years.  Its mission is…

Sheena Hamilton serves as mentor for Bizwoman Mentoring Monday

Dowd Bennett Attorney Sheena Hamilton was selected to serve as a mentor for the St. Louis Business Journal’s annual Bizwomen Mentoring Monday event on February 25.  The Business Journal hosts this event with 42 sister publications across the country which “offers attendees the opportunity to choose from various mentors,…

Dowd Bennett honored at 2019 Pro Bono Luncheon

Our commitment to providing pro bono legal services in the St. Louis area was recognized at the BAMSL Pro Bono Luncheon at the Saint Louis Club on February 28th. In addition to signing the pledge for the 2019 St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge, Dowd Bennett received the Champion award…

Associate Derick Dailey Joins Board of ArchCity Defenders

Associate Derick Dailey has joined the Board of ArchCity Defenders and is the new Chair of its recently established Young Friends Board. ArchCity Defenders is a civil rights law firm that advocates in state and federal courts through impact litigation seeking to end the criminalization of poverty. “We could…

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