2020 Archives

US SUPREME COURT: SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY NOW PROTECTED CLASSES

US Supreme Court: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity are protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court held in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that sexual orientation and gender identity are protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act […]
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Ron Fox named to Board of Trustees for Whitfield School

Ron Fox was recently named to a three year term on the Board of Trustees for Whitfield School. Whitfield School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades 6–12, located on a 26–acre campus in suburban St. Louis.
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Ryan Mohr and Sarah Mangelsdorf to Speak at Missouri Bar Conference

Ryan Mohr and Sarah Mangelsdorf will present at the 2020 Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference. The conference will be held August 20-22, 2020 at Margaritaville Resort in Osage Beach. The duo will be addressing the group on ESI Rules and Cybersecurity for attorneys.
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Tom Smith Wins Defense Verdict

Tom Smith wins defense verdict in injury claim tried in St. Louis City Circuit Court. Plaintiff alleged serious and permanent injuries from an auto accident in which plaintiff’s vehicle was struck from behind by defendant’s car. Although defendant accepted responsibility for the accident, defendant contested the nature and extent of plaintiff’s injuries as well as […]
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Stas Levchinsky Returns To Fox Smith, LLC

Stas Levchinsky returned to Fox Smith, LLC in 2020. Stas has extensive trial and appellate experience and focuses his practice on maritime and admiralty law, as well as commercial defense litigation. Prior to private practice, Stas served as Director of the White Collar Crime and Fraud Unit for the St. Louis City Circuit Clerk. He […]
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Richard Korn and Meggie Gentzen Defeat Writ of Mandamus

Richard Korn and Meggie Gentzen are defending a not-for-profit organization in an employment discrimination case brought under the Missouri Human Rights Act in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. After the lawsuit was filed, they filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings based on the fact that the plaintiff had obtained a right-to-sue […]
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