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 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 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

Former Governor Nixon Interviewed by St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Bryce Gray of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, interviewed former Governor Nixon about the appellate brief filed on November 28, 2017, on behalf of Dowd Bennett client. Former Gov. Nixon leads legal challenge over denied wind transmission project

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,…

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