2019 ARCHIVES

2019 Archives

Madison (Maddie) Johnston Wins Defense Judgment

Maddie Johnston won a Defense Judgment following a bench tried legal malpractice case in Franklin County, Missouri in favor of a local law firm. Plaintiff alleged that her attorney wrongfully withdrew from her case after she was unable to pay any more of her legal fees. The defendant law firm filed a motion to dismiss […]
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Sarah Mangelsdorf Reappointed as Chair for the Missouri Bar’s Administrative Law Committee

Sarah Mangelsdorf has been reappointed Chair for the Missouri Bar’s Administrative Law Committee for 2019-2020. Sarah concentrates her practice in environmental and administrative law. For several years, Sarah has provided legal counsel to numerous governmental agencies on a variety of matters pertaining to environmental law and policy, administrative law, energy efficiency, and hazardous substances in […]
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Meggie Gentzen Wins Defense Judgment

Meggie Gentzen won a Defense Judgment following a bench tried defamation case in Williamson County, Illinois in favor of a local restaurant. Plaintiff alleged her supervisor made defamatory statements to a third party regarding Plaintiff’s work-related conduct. The defense focused on establishing that Defendant did not make a defamatory statement, as well as application of […]
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Bart Sullivan will be speaking at ACI’s Drug & Medical Device Seminar

Bart Sullivan will be speaking at ACI’s Drug & Medical Device seminar in New York City in December. Bart is slated to discuss electronic discovery issues in complex litigation.  For more information, please visit https://www.americanconference.com/24th-annual-conference-drug-medical-device-litigation/
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Ron Fox Speaks at Maritime Seminar

Ron Fox will be speaking at the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Maritime Seminar on September 27, 2019. Ron will be addressing the group on the topic of Maritime Hiring Practices. Please visit https://lnkd.in/gFVuxMH for more details or to register for this seminar.
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Colter Kennedy joins Fox Smith, LLC

Colter Kennedy, a Washington University School of Law graduate, recently joined the Fox Smith team. After law school, Colter worked for the Missouri Public Defender where he was the recipient of “Get in the Way of Injustice” Award for drafting and arguing outstanding legal motions.  Later, Colter practiced at a large St. Louis defense firm.  […]
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Ron Fox Successfully Enforces Venue Selection Agreement

Some employers have their new hires sign an agreement saying that if a suit is filed by either party, it can only be filed in certain specified courts.  Recently, a maritime employee filed suit in the City of St. Louis against Fox Smith’s client where such a venue agreement existed.  Plaintiff’s suit in the City […]
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Fox Smith, LLC Annual Client Seminar

Fox Smith, LLC held its 2nd Annual Client Seminar – 2019 Updates on June 6, doubling attendance over last year. Clients who attended left comments such as: “Fantastic seminar! I learned a lot and was tasked with doing some follow-up research based on the subject matter;” “Very engaging and thought provoking! Thanks;” “Very beneficial material […]
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Theodore (Ted) Lucas was recently named to The Best Lawyers in America.

Theodore (Ted) Lucas was recently named to The Best Lawyers in America. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on the review of attorney peers and colleagues in their geographical area. This process captures the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same area of law. Visit Ted’s […]
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Ron Fox was recently named to The Best Lawyers in America.

Ron Fox was recently named to The Best Lawyers in America. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on the review of attorney peers and colleagues in their geographical area. This process captures the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same area of law. Visit Ron’s profile […]
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