Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, St. Louis
After 11 years serving as chief counsel in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Erv Switzer serves as officer and general counsel for Greensfelder while handling its white-collar practice.
Switzer also co-chairs its appellate practice section.
He has led litigation in dozens of high-profile cases, from the Rams football team relocating to St. Louis to litigating a state ban on the sale of ephedra products.
Switzer is a former board member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis Bar Foundation. Under the American Bar Association’s antitrust section, he is also in the consumer protection committee leadership group.
From 2008 to 2016, he helped rate judges who faced retention under the Nonpartisan Court Plan while serving on the Appellate Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee. He has been a finalist for six vacancies on the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District.
Switzer earned his law degree from Saint Louis University in 1981.