Gray, Ritter & Graham has named Kaitlin A. Bridges a principal in the firm. Bridges’ practice focuses on consumer class actions, commercial litigation and mass torts. Missouri Lawyers Media previously has recognized her as an honoree in its Up & Coming Awards and as a Leader of Tomorrow in its Women’s Justice Awards. She is […]
Location: St. Louis Practice Areas: Commercial litigation, class actions, mass torts, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death Law School: University of Missouri “Jack, you’re destined to be an attorney, with as much as you like to argue.” That’s how Jack Downing’s mother would respond after he launched into heated debates with his siblings as a […]
It sounds strange coming from the chairman of one of St. Louis’ pre-eminent trial firms. But Robert Ritter began his career with no intention of being a trial lawyer. His original aspiration was to be a corporate executive or Wall Street investment professional. But while earning his law degree from Saint Louis University, in 1966 […]
Don Downing, vice president of Gray, Ritter & Graham in St. Louis, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization for trial lawyers with 15 or more years of experience whose professional careers are notable for ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Fellowship in the college is extended by […]
A federal judge in Kansas named two attorneys from opposite ends of Missouri as part of a four-attorney plaintiffs’ team leading litigation over genetically-modified corn.
The St. Louis plaintiff litigation law firm of Gray, Ritter & Graham has named M. Graham Dobbs, Thomas K. Neill and Jason D. Sapp principals in the firm.
The leading plaintiffs’ lawyers in multidistrict rice litigation against Bayer CropScience are suing three Texas law firms, some of whose clients didn’t contribute to an attorneys’ fees pool.
Many new partners at law firms in Missouri have at least this much in common: A degree from one of the state’s four law schools.
It started out messy. A 27-year-old former Hooters waitress dies suddenly in the home of an ex-beer baron who is no stranger to bad publicity. For weeks it’s not clear what killed August Busch IV’s girlfriend. Questions swirl about how quickly anyone called 911. A media frenzy ensues.
Lawsuit claims St. Louis charity was misled, lost millions for potential services
A St. Louis not-for-profit has filed a legal malpractice claim against national bankruptcy firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges (whose New York City offices is pictured), alleging that the firm misled the organization into filing for bankruptcy and caused it to lose millions. The National Benevolent Association[...]
Plaintiffs in the case involving a lake tragedy in Jefferson County were awarded $2.3 million by a jury that deliberated for 12 hours. Nicholas Harbison, 16, died, and Morgan Milfeld and Timothy Fitzpatrick, both 15 at the time, were injured after they were shocked swimming in a lake. The teenagers were in a hot tub […]
Some of the attorneys who appeared most frequently before the Missouri Supreme Court over the last two years share their thoughts on the experience. What’s it like to give oral arguments before the Missouri Supreme Court? Susan Ford Robertson, partner Ford, Parshall & Baker, Columbia: I absolutely live for it. It’s torture to get there […]
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