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John D. Comerford included in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® has recognized John Comerford for his work in the practice area of Commercial Litigation which encompasses every type of dispute that can arise in a business context including but not limited to breach of contract cases, class actions, business torts and shareholder issues.   Prior to becoming…

James G. Martin included in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® has recognized Jim Martin for his work in a number of practice areas including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law and Criminal Defense: White Collar.  Jim, who was a former U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Missouri and a federal prosecutor before that, has…

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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…

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