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Super Lawyers® Recognizes Three Dowd Bennett “Rising Stars”

Three Dowd Bennett attorneys have been named to the 2021 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list as “Rising Stars” which consists of no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in its category.  In addition to an intensive selection process, the attorneys must be 40 years old or younger, or…

Super Lawyers® Recognizes 10 Dowd Bennett Attorneys

Ten Dowd Bennett attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list.  Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers in a variety of fields.  The selection process, by which no more than five percent of attorneys are recognized in each state, includes independent…

Dowd Bennett Achieves 2022 St. Louis “Best Law Firm” Tier 1 Rakings in Six Categories

Dowd Bennett LLP has been recognized by Best Lawyers® as St. Louis “Best Law Firm” in a number of Tier 1 rankings including:  Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law and Criminal Defense: White-Collar.  Dowd Bennett also received a Tier 2 ranking in the…

Megan Heinsz Honored by Missouri Lawyers Media

Dowd Bennett partner Megan Heinsz was honored by Missouri Lawyers Media with a Women’s Justice Award in the area of litigation. The award was given at an in-person dinner on October 21 at the Four Seasons. “I am honored to be recognized alongside so many talented and hard-working women,”…

Dowd Bennett Listed Among 39 Firms “Most Feared in Litigation”

According to BTI Consulting Group in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Dowd Bennett is one of  39 law firms “most feared” in litigation.  In a blog post from The Mad Clientist, top legal decision makers say there are four characteristics of firms like Dowd Bennett that give opposing counsel pause:  Fearless Nature,…

Jim Bennett Honored in 2022 Benchmark Litigation Rankings

Partner Jim Bennett has been listed as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation.  Benchmark, the only publication that focuses exclusively on litigation in the United States, has recognized Jim as, “lead trial and appellate counsel in high-profile cases, and has tried to verdict many cases involving eight- and nine-figure…

Dowd Bennett Partner Sheena Hamilton Named New St. Louis City Counselor

On September 16, St. Louis City Mayor Tishaura O. Jones appointed Dowd Bennett Partner Sheena Hamilton as St. Louis City Counselor, the chief attorney for the City of St. Louis.  “Sheena Hamilton will be the first Black woman to serve the people of St. Louis as City Counselor,” said…

Dowd Bennett Recognized by Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) has recognized Dowd Bennett with its National Award of Merit.  This award is given to organizations and individuals outside Boys & Girls Clubs that have provided “outstanding support to local Clubs or the Movement.”  Ed Dowd said, “On behalf…

Dowd Bennett LLP Sponsors Colorado Law Classic

On Sunday, August 29, 2021, Dowd Bennett once again continued its annual sponsorship of the Colorado Law Classic golf charity outing at Colorado National Golf Course.  Dowd Bennett is proud of its consistent annual sponsorship of the Colorado Law Classic, with this being the tenth time the CU Law…

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