Dowd Bennett LLP Elects Sheena R. Hamilton Equity Partner


JANUARY 20, 2020

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Dowd Bennett LLP Elects Sheena R. Hamilton Equity Partner

St. Louis, MO – Dowd Bennett LLP is proud to announce that Sheena R. Hamilton was elected equity partner in December 2019. Ms. Hamilton’s law practice concentrates on employment litigation and corporate internal investigations. She defends employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies across the United States. She tries cases alleging employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as wage and hour disputes, to verdict and through appeal. Ms. Hamilton regularly speaks and writes on employment and labor law. She presents to attorneys and human resources professionals on topics such as maintaining a respectful workplace, conducting workplace investigations, and creating and implementing privacy policies. She also has been quoted as an authority on matters involving employment and labor law by The New York Times, Law360, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), and the ABA Journal. She serves on the Board of Governors for the American Bar Association, the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater St. Louis, and the Steering Committee for the Regional Business Council’s Young Professionals Network.

Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, Ms. Hamilton clerked for the then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She received her J.D. in 2010 from Saint Louis University School of Law and B.A. from Tennessee State University in 2005. She is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

About Dowd Bennett LLP: Dowd Bennett focuses on high-stakes trial work, internal investigations, and appellate representation. It assists clients in all phases of a potential business dispute, up through trial and appeal. In all cases, its philosophy is to learn the nature of the dispute as quickly as possible, formulate with our clients a strategy for the matter, and then aggressively pursue that strategy. Dowd Bennett prides itself on, not only helping clients through the litigation or investigation process, but also in presenting evidence at trial. Dowd Bennett received Tier 1 rankings by the U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers® for the St. Louis Metropolitan area for their work in Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. It is also listed among the St. Louis Business Journal’s Largest Law Firms in the area. For more information, visit


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