Ginsburg et al. v. InBev et al.

Dowd Bennett prevailed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, which denied a preliminary injunction that sought to stop InBev’s purchase of Anheuser-Busch.

James E. Crowe III Joins Dowd Bennett

St. Louis firm Dowd Bennett announced James E. Crowe III joined the firm in June. Crowe served for the past five years as an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of Illinois.

Federal Judge Gives Lawsuit Against City of Arnold the Red Light

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the city of Arnold's use of red-light traffic cameras. But opponents of the traffic cameras haven't given up yet. U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas C. Mummert III, of the Eastern District of Missouri, granted the motion by the city and…

Cole County Circuit Judge Says ALJs to Stay on the Job until Trial

A Cole County circuit judge has issued a preliminary injunction that prevents three administrative law judges from being forced out. Henry Herschel, Matthew Murphy and John Tackes sued in June to prevent Gov. Jay Nixon's administration from dismissing them. While Nixon said they were let go for budgetary reasons, an…

Cole County Judge Halts ALJ Firings for 15 Days

Three administrative law judges contesting their dismissals will get at least a couple more weeks to continue at their posts. Jon Beetem, a Cole County associate circuit judge, issued a temporary restraining order against a bid by the state to lay off three administrative law judges. Without such an order,…

Cole County Judge Considers Keeping ALJs in their Jobs

A Cole County judge said he will decide by Tuesday whether to keep three dismissed administrative law judges on the job. Gov. Jay Nixon's administration dismissed four administrative law judges earlier this month, while the position of a fifth judge who retired will not be filled. The judges are supposed…

Lawsuit Against Missouri Governor’s Administration Alleges ALJ Cuts were Illegal

Three dismissed administrative law judges have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Jay Nixon's administration, arguing that the move was illegal under state statute. The three former judges - Henry Herschel, Matthew Murphy and John A. Tackes - are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cole County Circuit Court. The…

Olson v. Halvorsen et al.

In November and December of 2008, Jim Bennett and John Comerford successfully represented Viking Global Investors LP, a hedge fund based in New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, in a trial before Vice Chancellor Stephen P. Lamb in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Dubinsky et al. v. Mermart, LLC

After successfully removing the lawsuit from Missouri Circuit Court in the City of St. Louis to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Dowd Bennett prevailed on its motion to dismiss a subordinate bondholder action against its client, Mermart LLC.

Judgment of $23.3 Million with Interest Entered for SP

Federal District Judge Carol E. Jackson signed the order Tuesday for Structural Polymer Group to collect $23,306,462 plus $3,160.74 daily interest since Dec. 7, 2008, after winning a breach of contract verdict against Zoltek. Structural Polymer was represented through the trial and appeal process by Tom Walsh, Jim Bennett, Ed…

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