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Dobson wants $570K for representing surgeon

Plaintiffs attorney Jerome Dobson is asking for just shy of $570,000 in fees for his firm’s work on behalf of a famous surgeon who sued Washington University. Dr. Joel Cooper, credited with performing the first successful lung transplant and the ...

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Freshman year report card

It’s almost a year later, and Husch Blackwell Sanders still has a trace of that new firm smell. Husch Blackwell is coming out of 2008 with average profits per partner at around $560,000, higher than they were the previous year ...

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Witness scheduling blamed for mixed verdict

Dr. Joel Cooper is just the kind of plaintiff any lawyer would want on the stand: esteemed, funny, warm, knowledgeable. So his attorney Jerome “Jerry” Dobson had mixed feelings when the St. Louis jury came back with a $525,000 verdict ...

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Wash. U. plans appeal of $525,000 verdict

Washington University plans to appeal a $525,000 verdict issued against it in an age-discrimination claim by a former surgeon and department head. The university’s defense attorney, Joe Conran, of Husch Blackwell Sanders, said he plans on appealing after making post-trial ...

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Discrimination trial begins against WashU

Opening arguments began Thursday in St. Louis Circuit Court in an age-discrimination case by the “Father of the Lung Transplant” against Washington University. Dr. Joel Cooper, who is credited with successfully performing the first lung transplant, claims the university insisted ...

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