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Dowd Bennett honored at 2019 Pro Bono Luncheon

Our commitment to providing pro bono legal services in the St. Louis area was recognized at the BAMSL Pro Bono Luncheon at the Saint Louis Club on February 28th. In addition to signing the pledge for the 2019 St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge, Dowd Bennett received the Champion award…

Associate Derick Dailey Joins Board of ArchCity Defenders

Associate Derick Dailey has joined the Board of ArchCity Defenders and is the new Chair of its recently established Young Friends Board. ArchCity Defenders is a civil rights law firm that advocates in state and federal courts through impact litigation seeking to end the criminalization of poverty. “We could…

Sheena Hamilton takes part in Street Law workshop

Dowd Bennett attorney Sheena Hamilton recently participated in a workshop for secondary social studies teachers conducted by Street Law (www.streetlaw.org). The theme of the workshop was “Federal Courts and Constitutional Controversies” and featured former federal law clerks.  Hamilton, who served as a law clerk for then Chief Judge of…

Missouri Southern State University dedicates new Nixon Hall

The dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for MSSU’s newest campus building, Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon Hall, took place on Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Jay Nixon spoke at the event, applauding Missouri Southern’s devotion to the education of students. Named for the former Missouri governor, Nixon Hall houses the university’s mathematics program. …

FINRA Arbitration Panel Awards Dowd Bennett Clients $4.2M

Dowd Bennett recently secured a trial victory by obtaining an approximately $4.2 million arbitration award from a FINRA Arbitration Panel in Miami, Florida against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC.  Dowd Bennett’s clients, James Groves, a former Mega Millions lottery winner, and Asante Samuel, a now-retired 13-year NFL veteran, were…

John J. (Jamie) Rehmann selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list

Jamie Rehmann has been selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation.  Recognition by the organization involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40 years of age or…

Matthew E. Johnson included on the 2018 Colorado Rising Stars list

Matt Johnson has been selected to the 2018 Colorado Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation and Energy and Natural Resources.  This is Matt’s eighth recognition by the organization which involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Matt maintains a…

Lisa S. Hoppenjans included on the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list

Lisa Hoppenjans has been selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in the area of Civil Litigation.  This is Lisa’s first recognition by the organization which involves a multiphase selection process including peer nominations along with independent research.  Additionally, Rising Stars must be 40…

Megan S. Heinsz is a 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers honoree

Megan S. Heinsz has been selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list in the area of Business Litigation.  A founding member of Dowd Bennett LLP, Megan represents and defends corporate and individual clients at the state, federal, district and appellate levels, and in arbitration.  This is the third…

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