Appellate

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…

Victory in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

On November 1, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed a class certification order that had been entered in Multi District Litigation proceedings involving a Dowd Bennett manufacturing company client.  The district court had certified a nationwide class of plaintiffs challenging the advertising for…

James F. Bennett honored by Benchmark Litigation

Partner Jim Bennett selected to appear in the 13th edition of Benchmark Litigation as a Benchmark Litigation Star for his work in Appellate Litigation.  A Litigation Star is a lawyer who is highly regarded by their peers and possesses a strong case record and positive client feedback.

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Summary Judgment for Dowd Bennett client

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently decided Engelhardt v. Qwest Corporation, affirming the summary judgment awarded to a subsidiary of CenturyLink on claims brought by a former employee.  While employed by Qwest, the plaintiff had participated in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit…

Beth Carver inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Dowd Bennett partner Beth Carver was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers on April 12, 2019, at the Academy’s spring meeting in Philadelphia.  The Academy was founded to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the…

Jay Nixon sits down with Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Former Missouri Governor and Dowd Bennett partner Jay Nixon discusses his role as an advocate for clients as well as his home state.  A link to the Missouri Lawyers Weekly article is below. Nixon Relishes new role as advocate

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