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For the Second Consecutive Year Chambers Recognizes Dowd Bennett as the only law firm in Missouri in Band 1 for both “White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” and “Litigation: General Commercial,” with Five Partners Individually Ranked

The 2022 Chambers USA Guide recognized Dowd Bennett as the only law firm in Missouri in Band 1 for both “White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” and “Litigation: General Commercial.”  This is the second consecutive year Dowd Bennett has achieved this recognition. In its 2022 edition, Chambers again ranked Dowd…

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Putative Class Action

In an opinion handed down on February 3, 2022 (24 F.4th 1212), the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a class action complaint filed against a major casualty insurance company represented by Dowd Bennett.  The plaintiff, a business covered by a commercial insurance policy issued by the…

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 Rankings 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…

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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.