Dubinsky et al. v. Mermart, LLC

In February, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court’s order dismissing all of plaintiffs’ claims against Dowd Bennett’s client Mermart, LLC.

Ed Dowd, Jr. Mentioned in Post-Dispatch Column on Terror Trials

New York City does not want the Sept. 11 terrorism trials. St. Louis should volunteer for them.

We have a brand new federal courthouse. The city has a brand new jail just a couple of blocks away. Surely, something could be worked out. What would St. Louis get? Two things we…

Ed Dowd and Jim Bennett Included Among Best Lawyers in St. Louis

The Best Lawyers publication and St. Louis Magazine feature Ed Dowd among the Best Lawyers in St. Louis for Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Jim Bennett among the Best Lawyers for Commercial Litigation, including the areas of Civil Litigation and White-Collar Defense.

Zoltek Inc. et al. v. Structural Polymer Group Ltd.

In January, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s order of dismissal of all claims against Dowd Bennett’s client, Structural Polymer Group, Ltd.

Olson v. Halvorsen et al.

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the verdict Dowd Bennett won in the Delaware Chancery Court on behalf of the Viking Global hedge fund and its founder.

Judge: Monkey is Not a Service Animal

A federal judge has rejected a Springfield woman's claim that her monkey was a service animal and that she was disabled. Debby Rose had sued the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, CoxHealth hospital and a Springfield Wal-Mart because she was not allowed to take the monkey, named Richard, into restaurants and…

‘Devastating’ Ruling for Woman

A Springfield woman who fought to have her monkey declared a service animal said Thursday she was shocked a federal judge rejected her lawsuit. "It's devastating; it's devastating," Debby Rose said of the outcome of her lawsuit against the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Cox Health and Wal-Mart East. "I feel like…

Ed Dowd, Jr. Featured in St. Louis Business Journal (link opens a PDF)

Catch trial attorney Ed Dowd Jr. down on the family farm near St. Clair, Mo., and he’s known as “Slim” and one of the finer horsemen in the Dowd clan. He greets everyone with “partner.” “Slim” is embroidered on his chaps. “He insisted when we were at the farm we all…

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