Trial Practice

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.

Olson v. Halvorsen et al.

In November and December of 2008, Jim Bennett and John Comerford successfully represented Viking Global Investors LP, a hedge fund based in New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, in a trial before Vice Chancellor Stephen P. Lamb in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Cunningham v. Anna State Bank

Robert Epperson and Jim Bennett represented the largest non-insider shareholder of a bank holding company in a dispute regarding access to corporate books and records.

Vinson v. Vinson

Our lawyers tried a multi-week dissolution case between the founders of a mortgage banking company that, in 2004, generated more that $3 billion in mortgages.

Synergetics, Inc. v. Hurst et al.

In June of 2007, our lawyers conducted a four-day bench trial over a motion to set aside a multi-million judgment and for sanctions.

D&S Manufacturing v. Behr Process Corporation

In the summer of 2005, Jim Bennett tried to verdict a case brought by a window manufacturer who claimed that its facility burned due to a faulty warning created by Behr Process Corp., one of the leading paint manufacturers in the country.

Creative Management Services v. Sears Roebuck & Co.

In December 2004, Jim Bennett and Megan S. Heinsz represented Creative Management Services in its case filed against Sears Roebuck & Co. involving constructions of model kitchens for use at major trade shows.

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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.