Sheena Hamilton

Sheena R. Hamilton delivers invocation during the ABA’s House of Delegates meeting

Dowd Bennett attorney Sheena R. Hamilton recently gave the invocation during the American Bar Association’s (ABA) House of Delegates meeting in San Francisco.  The 400,000 member ABA supports the legal profession with practical resources while improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools, and establishing model legal regulations and…

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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 Hamilton presented at Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference

On August 17, 2018, Sheena R. Hamilton presented to the judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and federal practitioners at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.  The national conference included speakers and panelists offering attorneys the opportunity to learn alongside circuit, district, magistrate, and…

Sheena Hamilton to be Honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Sheena R. Hamilton will receive the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women’s Justice Award titled Litigation Practitioner and given to “female litigators who demonstrate leadership, professionalism and a passion for improving the quality of the justice system or contributing to the betterment of the profession” on Thursday April 27, 2017.  The 19th…

Sheena Hamilton Receives Award from the American Bar Association

In August 2016, Sheena R. Hamilton received the American Bar Association Star of the Year Award given for “exemplary performance of duties in service to the public and the ABA.”  Hamilton serves a Fellow for the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and as a member of the…

Sheena Hamilton Elected to WLA Board of Directors

Sheena Hamilton was elected Secretary to the 2016-2017 Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis Board of Directors.  She was the WLA’s inaugural student liaison to the Board of Directors in 2009, and she is serving her sixth term on the Board.  The WLA will celebrate its 40th Anniversary…

Sheena Hamilton quoted in New York Times article

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Julia Preston of the New York Times interviewed Dowd Bennett attorney Sheena Hamilton, for an article she was writing on the use of non-disparagement clauses in severance agreements.  The article can be viewed by clicking the link below. New York Times Article

Sheena Hamilton quoted in Law 360 article

Vin Gurrieri, senior reporter at Law360, reached out to Dowd Bennett’s Sheena Hamilton to discuss social media in the workplace for his article, What Employers Should Know As Election Spurs Online Rants.

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