We handle all types of civil litigation matters, including business and commercial litigation, employment and harassment litigation, personal injury litigation, consumer litigation, civil rights litigation, and we have extensive class action experience. We protect consumers and businesses victimized by fraud, deception, unfair business practices, predatory lending, insurance coverage disputes, and violations of Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act.
Practice areas for the firm include:
- Class Action Litigation.
We have extensive experience in litigating plaintiff's class actions and have been approved as class counsel in state and nationwide class action matters involving violations of state and federal laws. Our areas of focus and interest include violations of state and federal statutes, such as Missouri's Merchandising Practices Act, the Uniform Commercial Code, Missouri's Second Mortgage Loans Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
- Labor and Employment Litigation.
Our employment law practice is focused on the representation of workers with employment disputes and state and federal law claims against their employers before the EEOC and state agencies, and in court. Our cases and areas of representation include discrimination matters involving sex, gender, gender identity, race, religion, disability, age, and pregnancy. We also represent victims of sexual harassment, improper touching, inappropriate contact and comments, and hostile work environments. Our cases also involve claims for retaliation, wrongful discharge and wrongful termination under state and federal law. Employment law matters also include disputes concerning severance agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements. We also handle pay, wage and hour, commission and overtime disputes governed by state and federal law, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, and adverse action disputes governed by federal statutes or procedures, such the Department of Labor, or pursuant to the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.
- Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation.
Our practice includes the representation of victims of negligence in personal injury and wrongful death matters.
- Civil Rights Litigation.
We represent plaintiffs in section 1983 actions, and matters involving police misconduct, denials of constitutional rights, and excessive force complaints.
- Consumer Litigation.
Our cases include consumer protection matters under state and federal statutes, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Merchandising Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act, Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act and the Uniform Commercial Code. Our areas of focus and interest also include dangerous and defective products, technology law, and data protection and privacy.
- Business and Commercial Litigation.
Our cases and practice areas include the representation of individuals and businesses in business disputes, breach of contract and commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, business torts, and unfair competition claims.