â– The Stolar Partnership announced the addition of partner Gregory F. Herkert to the litigation department. Herkert represents financial institutions in creditor’s rights matters as well as other business clients in bankruptcy and financial restructuring, litigation and real estate. Herkert, ...Read More »
Husch Blackwell Sanders let go 17 attorneys and 45 staff members firmwide Thursday, citing performance and consolidation. The cuts are not being made for economic reasons, Co-Chairman David Fenley said in a phone interview. “I think we know what a ...Read More »
Lathrop & Gage typically has an all-attorney retreat every three years, meeting early in the year in a warm location such as Arizona. Even though 2009 marks the third year since the last all-attorney retreat, Lathrop hasn’t scheduled the event ...
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After seven years and $6.3 million for lead debtor’s counsel Thompson Coburn, the bankruptcy of the President Casino in St. Louis has ended. Maybe. Bankruptcy Judge Kathy Surratt-States approved payment of the unpaid portion of Thompson Coburn’s final $552,000 in ...Read More »
â– Â Two associate circuit court judges and one private attorney have been selected as nominees to fill the vacancy created by St. Louis County Circuit Judge Melvyn Wiesman’s retirement. The 21st Judicial Commission on Feb. 25 announced nominees Associate Circuit ...Read More »
The Missouri Lawyer Trust Account Foundation is alerting the legal aid organizations and other legal programs it helps support that there may be a steep drop in funding next year because of the sharp decline in interest rates. Legal Services ...Read More »
Husch Blackwell Sanders’ planned exit from the Laclede Gas Building downtown will free up enough space to accommodate Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, a law firm still on the prowl after about three years of looking for headquarters space. Husch Blackwell ...Read More »
Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard is in the throes of lease renewal negotiations for the firm’s office in downtown St. Louis, and more than dollars are at stake. The 65-attorney litigation and corporate firm is the anchor of the underused ...Read More »
The news that Anheuser-Busch InBev is making its vendors wait longer for payment created a stir in the St. Louis legal community. The brewery, which has hired at least eight Missouri law firms, is paying goods and services suppliers every ...Read More »
It was a case challenging the constitutionality of workers’ compensation reform laws passed at the beginning of then-Gov. Matt Blunt’s term – politically tinged and high profile. How the Missouri Supreme Court handled the case was unusual. First, the ...Read More »
Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal is closing its Charlotte, N.C., office about two years after opening it with a group of 18 attorneys. “After consideration of local marketplace realities, the declining demand for legal services in the Charlotte legal and financial ...
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