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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…

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…

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

Dowd Bennett LLP ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has included Dowd Bennett LLP in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list for 6 practice areas in metropolitan St. Louis.  Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are identified for professional excellence with continuously impressive ratings from clients and…

Sheena Hamilton presented at Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference

On August 17, 2018, Sheena R. Hamilton presented to the judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and federal practitioners at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.  The national conference included speakers and panelists offering attorneys the opportunity to learn alongside circuit, district, magistrate, and…

Dowd Bennett wins in the Missouri Supreme Court on The Grain Belt Express Project

On July 17, 2018, the Missouri Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Public Service Commission (PSC) erred in their decision denying Grain Belt Express a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN).  The Grain Belt Express is a 780-mile interstate electrical transmission project, which would move clean, low-cost wind power…

Dowd Bennett Case Takes Center Stage in E&E News Article

Partners Jay Nixon and Jamie Rehmann, along with Associate Adam Simon, represent Grain Belt Express Clean Line, LLC. The article below was written by Jeffrey Tomich of E&E News. Former MO Governor pleads case to save $2.3B Clean Line

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