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Hannah Preston included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Hannah Preston has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for her work in the practice area of Commercial Litigation. Ms. Preston concentrates on defending clients facing class action lawsuits, mass tort actions, commercial disputes and appellate litigation.  Her work also includes handling critical motions, appeals and amicus briefs, as well as managing discovery in complex litigation…

Michelle Nasser included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Michelle Nasser has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for her work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense:  White Collar.  Ms. Nasser is a criminal and civil trial lawyer, focusing her practice on federal white-collar criminal defense matters and complex business litigation.  Before joining Dowd Bennett, she…

Kelly J. H. Murrie included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Kelly J.H. Murrie has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for her work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar.  Ms. Murrie represents major corporations in complex commercial litigation, product liability and employment matters. She regularly handles tort claims; contract disputes; supplier disagreements; employee discrimination, retaliation…

Gabe Gore included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Gabe Gore has been honored by Best Lawyers® for his work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar.  Mr. Gore has tried numerous jury trials to verdict, including cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, employment and property damage claims.  This is the sixth year…

John Comerford included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® has recognized John Comerford for his work in the practice area of Commercial Litigation which encompasses every type of dispute that can arise in a business context including but not limited to breach of contract cases, class actions, business torts and shareholder issues.  Prior to becoming a lawyer,…

Beth Carver included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® has recognized Beth Carver for her work in the area of Appellate Practice.  Ms. Carver has argued cases before the Eighth Circuit, the Federal Circuit, the Missouri Supreme Court, and the Eastern and Western Districts of the Missouri Courts of Appeals.  This is the 13th year that Ms.…

Phil Cantwell Receives 2022 “Ones to Watch” Recognition from Best Lawyers®

Dowd Bennett associate Phil Cantwell has been awarded a St. Louis “Ones to Watch” in the area of Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers®.  In this peer reviewed methodology, Ones to Watch recognizes the professional excellence of attorneys in private practice who are in the earlier stages of their career. …

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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.