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Six Dowd Bennett Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Missouri Super Lawyers® List

Six Dowd Bennett attorneys are among the five percent of Missouri lawyers chosen for inclusion on the 2016 Missouri Super Lawyers® List. Jim Bennett has been selected to the Super Lawyers® list each year since 2005, and this year is recognized for his work in the following practice areas:…

Edward L. Dowd, Jr. Recognized by Best Lawyers®

For the 11th consecutive year, Ed Dowd has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, for his work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.  Mr. Dowd has also been recognized by Best Lawyers for his work in Commercial Litigation and Corporate…

Ed Dowd and Jim Bennett featured in cover story of St. Louis Business Journal

Ed Dowd and Jim Bennett sat down for a conversation with Greg Edwards of the St. Louis Business Journal to reflect on their first ten years building Dowd Bennett, and the major cases and milestones that earned the firm’s reputation as the go-to law firm for high stakes litigation.  The…

Dowd Bennett Partner Ed Dowd Moderates Missouri Attorney General Debate

On June 3, 2016, Dowd Bennett partner Ed Dowd moderated a lively debate that included three of the four declared candidates for Missouri Attorney General.  The debate took place at the annual Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Bench & Bar Conference in the Lake of the Ozarks.  The…

Jury Sides with Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Employment Discrimination Trial

On November 17, 2015, a St. Louis County jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of Missouri Baptist Medical Center on a plaintiff’s claim of retaliation in violation of the Missouri Human Rights Act.  Dowd Bennett attorneys had already obtained summary judgment for Missouri Baptist on the plaintiff’s…

Edward L. Dowd, Jr. Receives Top Honor from Best Lawyers®

Edward L. Dowd, Jr. has earned the highest award from Best Lawyers® and has been named the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016 for his work in the field of Corporate Compliance Law in St. Louis.  Recognition as “Lawyer of the Year” is the top honor bestowed…

Wells Fargo Ordered to Repay Millions to Dowd Bennett Client

On May 11, 2015, a St. Louis County jury ordered Wells Fargo to repay the Barbara Burton Morriss Revocable trust $45,766,033.81.  Dowd Bennett lawyers acted as lead trial counsel in the case, which generated the largest reported verdict in the history of St. Louis County, $77,866,033.81.  Wells Fargo was…

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Dowd Bennett is a litigation firm with extensive courtroom experience. Led by trial-seasoned lawyers, including former federal prosecutors and judicial law clerks, our team shares tenacity, a passion for seeing cases through trial and a complete commitment to client service.