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Dowd Bennett Wins Second Consecutive Corporate Philanthropy Award

For the second consecutive year Dowd Bennett won the St. Louis Business Journal’s small company corporate philanthropy award. Dowd Bennett has given to over 50 organizations including the St. Louis Bar Foundation, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Komen Missouri and ALSA. Combining financial contributions with in-kind pro bono work,…

James G. Martin honored by Super Lawyers

Jim Martin has been recognized by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Criminal Defense:  White Collar.  This is the 12th year Jim has received this honor which involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Jim’s practice focuses on defending corporations…

Matthew K. Crane receives second Super Lawyers “Rising Star” recognition

For the second consecutive year, Matt Crane has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Business Litigation.  Super Lawyers involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40 years of…

Edward L. Dowd, Jr. honored by Super Lawyers

Ed Dowd has been honored by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Business Litigation.  This is the 14th year Ed has received this recognition which involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  In addition to his active practice, Ed is…

Sheena R. Hamilton receives second Super Lawyers “Rising Star” recognition

Sheena R. Hamilton has once again been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Employment Litigation: Defense.  Super Lawyers conducts a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40 years of age…

Megan S. Heinsz honored by Super Lawyers

Megan S. Heinsz has been recognized by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Business Litigation.  A founding member of Dowd Bennett LLP, Megan represents and defends corporate and individual clients at the state, federal, district and appellate levels, and in arbitration.  This is the fourth…

Phil Cantwell receives first Super Lawyers “Rising Star” recognition

Phil Cantwell has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas in the area of Business Litigation.  This is Phil’s first recognition by Super Lawyers which conducts a multiphase selection process including peer nominations and independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40 years…

John D. Comerford honored by Super Lawyers

John D. Comerford has been recognized by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas for his work in the area of business litigation.  John handles all phases of complex, high-exposure business litigation, employment discrimination defense and corporate internal investigations.  This is the third year that John has received the Super…

Elizabeth C. Carver recognized by Super Lawyers

Elizabeth C. Carver has been recognized by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas for her Appellate practice.  Beth has successfully handled appeals in a variety of areas including employment, banking, class action, product liability, breach of contract, tort and insurance matters.  She has argued cases before the Eighth Circuit,…

James F. Bennett honored by Super Lawyers

Founding partner Jim Bennett has once again been honored by Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas for his work in the area of Business Litigation.  This is the 16th year that Jim has received this recognition which recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state and…

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