Appellate

Elizabeth C. Carver included in the 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® has recognized Elizabeth Carver for her work in Appellate Practice.  Beth 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 14th year that Beth has been honored by…

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 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…

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…

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.…

Super Lawyers® Recognizes Nine Dowd Bennett Lawyers

Nine Dowd Bennett attorneys have been selected to the 2020 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…

Victory in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

On May 1, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the denial and reversed the grant of a preliminary injunction directed to advertising by Dowd Bennett client Anheuser-Busch on the issue of corn syrup. The district court had denied an injunction of Anheuser-Busch’s Super…

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