Employment & ERISA Litigation

Dowd Bennett LLP Prevails in Federal Jury Trial

On April 7, 2010, Dowd Bennett lawyers Jim Bennett, Erika Anderson, and Jennifer Aspinall obtained a jury verdict for their client in a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Federal Suit Dismissed Against Corporate Officer Represented by Dowd Bennett

On March 24, 2010, a federal lawsuit against a corporate officer represented by Dowd Bennett attorneys Ed Dowd and John Comerford was dismissed upon motion of the defendants. The suit alleged that Dowd Bennett’s client and other defendants breached their fiduciary duties in administering an ERISA plan.

Contos v. Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

After successfully removing the lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of the State of Missouri against its client, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., to federal court, Dowd Bennett prevailed on its motion to dismiss plaintiff’s petition.

Herschel, et al. v. Nixon, et al.

In June of 2009, John Comerford successfully sued the Governor of the State of Missouri to prevent the termination of three Administrative Law Judges in the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation.

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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.