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Wage dispute case subject of St. Louis Post column

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan recently wrote about a case successfully litigated by Richard Voytas, ’03, “McClellan: A Clayton car wash drama goes to trial.” The issue of the case was a wage dispute over the process used to collect, tally and distribute the tips collected at a car…

Kriegshauser joins HeplerBroom

Andrew Kriegshauser, ’12, has joined the St. Louis office of HeplerBroom as an associate. He will focus his practice on trials on involving complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts and product liability. He is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois and has worked in industrial premises matters, personal injury litigation, and construction…

Schaeffer promoted to partner at Carmody MacDonald

Tyler Schaeffer, ’08, has been promoted to partner at Carmody MacDonald P.C. in St. Louis. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and helps businesses and individuals reach effective and efficient results in their business disputes. He works with small, medium and large businesses on contacts, business tort, financial restructuring and bankruptcy, and consumer…

Vincent joins HeplerBroom

Devon Vincent, ’15, joined the St. Louis office of HeplerBroom as an associate. She focuses her practice on the defense of complex business litigation matters, including asbestos, toxic torts, premises liability, and product liability. Before this move, she worked as an assistant circuit attorney in the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office where she handled all phases of the litigation process…

Schelp nominated for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Matthew T. Schelp, ’96, has been nominated by President Donald Trump for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Schelp is a partner at Husch Blackwell LLP in St. Louis, where his practice focuses on government compliance, investigations, and litigation. Before joining Husch Blackwell, he served for nearly a decade as an assistant U.S.…

AWEA hires Hall as central region director

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced the hire of former Missouri Public Services Commissioner Daniel Hall, ’93, to help facilitate the further expansion of wind power throughout the Midwest. In his new role of Central Region Director, Electricity and Transmission Policy, Hall will lead AWEA’s transmission and wholesale electricity markets work in the region. AWEA defines the “Central Region”…

Lewis named shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix

Meghan Lewis, ’09, was named a shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix. Lewis’s practice in the Kansas City office focuses on insurance coverage and bad faith defense, appellate advocacy, personal injury defense and legal malpractice…

Smolik elected shareholder at Polsinelli

Andrew J. Smolik, ’10, was elected a shareholder at Polsinelli in the St. Louis office. Smolik is in Polsinelli’s corporate and transactional practice who advises public and private clients on a wide range of business matters. His practice centers on advising clients on business acquisitions and early stage investing. He focuses on helping clients identify new opportunities and solutions, anticipate…

Corman joins Shea Moskovitz & McGhee in Tennessee

Joshua N. Corman, ’06, has joined the law firm of Shea Moskovitz & McGhee as attorney. Corman brings a wealth of criminal trial experience including legal expertise in cases involving violent crimes, traffic and drug offenses, DUIs, domestic violence, burglary and more. His experience as a prosecutor has given him a rare understanding of how the system works, how cases…