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Sep 18, 2023

Hohn named next chair of Thompson Coburn

Chris Hohn was elected chair of Thompson Coburn and will succeed Chair Roman Wuller in August 2024.

Mar 10, 2023

Kappas returns to Thompson Coburn

Nick Kappas has rejoined Thompson Coburn as a partner in St. Louis.

Mar 6, 2023

Lamb named fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers

Thompson Coburn partner Nick Lamb has been admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Jan 31, 2023

Thompson Coburn names COO, marketing officer

Thompson Coburn has named Allen Capdeboscq Jr. as its chief operating officer and Trish Lilley has joined as its chief marketing and business development officer.

Jul 8, 2022

Barbieri joins M&A, tax practice at Thompson Coburn

Mariquita Barbieri has joined Thompson Coburn in St. Louis as a partner.

Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative
Apr 13, 2020

Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative marks successes, mulls expansion

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative this month marks two years of renovating or demolishing vacant properties in St. Louis communities.

Mar 18, 2020

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wins some claims but no money

Despite a finding of breach of contract, St. Louis County jurors rendered a mixed verdict and awarded zero dollars to the Metropolitan Sewer District in its battle with a contractor about a collapsed sewer line. Thomas J. Magee of HeplerBroom represented defendant Gershenson Construction Company in the suit, in which MSD sought damages for replacement […]

Mar 12, 2020

David Deterding joins Thompson Coburn as St. Louis partner

Labor and employment attorney David Deterding has joined Thompson Coburn as a partner in the firm’s St. Louis office. Deterding previously was a partner at HeplerBroom. He advises domestic and international employers on human resource and corporate risk matters, and he works with in-house counsel and corporate management to develop employment policies, draft employee communications and manage [...]

Mar 11, 2020

Missouri firms open two new Texas offices

Two Missouri law firms have announced the opening of new offices in Texas. Thompson Coburn said March 3 it had opened a new office in Dallas. On March 5, Spencer Fane announced its expansion into Austin. Thompson Coburn’s Texas office, its sixth nationwide, will be managed by Nicole Williams, formerly of Thompson & Knight in […]

Jan 31, 2020

Former Illinois EPA director joins Thompson Coburn as new partner

Renee Cipriano, the former director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined Thompson Coburn as a partner. Cipriano, who led the Illinois agency from 2001 to 2005, comes to Thompson Coburn from Schiff Hardin, where she served as the deputy leader of that firm’s environmental group. She represents major manufacturers, energy companies, public utilities […]

Alphonso David, Human Rights Campaign
Jan 30, 2020

Missouri firms rank high on workplace equality index

A dozen law firms either headquartered in Missouri or with a footprint in the state received top marks for their commitment to fostering LGBTQ equality in the workplace. On Jan. 21, the Human Rights Campaign issued its annual Corporate Equality Index for 2020. The index, which began in 2002, rates companies on their non-discrimination policies, […]

Jan 21, 2020

Jury finds brothers not at fault for man’s death from drinking

A St. Louis County jury ruled that two brothers were not at fault after an intoxicated young man lost consciousness at their home and later died. Plaintiffs Batool and Sarwar Ahmed alleged that Devin and Eric Homan had “failed to timely summon medical assistance” for their son Faraaz, who arrived with a friend at the […]

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