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On October 17, 2018, Dowd Bennett attorney John Comerford defeated a plaintiff’s motion for temporary restraining order in an employer’s case against its former employee alleging breach of noncompetition agreement and misappropriation of trade secrets.  The case was pending in the Circuit Court for St. Louis County and involved…

Sheena R. Hamilton Appointed to Eighth Circuit Civil Jury Instruction Sub-Committee

Sheena R. Hamilton has been appointed to the Eighth Circuit Civil Jury Instruction Sub-Committee.  The Sub-Committee will formulate and present proposed changes to the Civil Jury Instructions for presentation to the Committee on Model Jury Instructions for the District Courts of the Eighth Circuit at the 2020 Eighth Circuit…

2019 Walk to Defeat ALS presented by Dowd Bennett LLP

This Saturday, June 22nd, thousands of people will gather in Forest Park to support people with ALS and their families from eastern Missouri and central and south Illinois.  This is the fourth consecutive year that Dowd Bennett has been the presenting sponsor of the Walk.  The Walk raises funds…

Summary judgment obtained for major league baseball player

On May 10, 2019, a District Court in the Southern District of Illinois entered an order granting summary judgment and dismissing all claims against a major league baseball player represented by Dowd Bennett in connection with a civil lawsuit filed by a participant in an altercation in a bar…

Dowd Bennett volunteers for Susan G. Komen Missouri’s phone bank

Dowd Bennett paralegal Kate Feigenbutz spent Wednesday afternoon, June 5, volunteering for Komen Missouri and its upcoming “More Than Pink” walk coming up on Saturday, June 8 in Downtown St. Louis. Feigenbutz joined Komen Missouri’s Executive Director Suzanne Fontaine and other volunteers to staff a phone bank at KSDK/Five…

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