Lewis Rice is proud to announce that Michael D. Mulligan is being elected to the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® and is being awarded the Accredited Estate Planner®(Distinguished) designation by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. The award is given in recognition of distinguished service to the field of estate planning.
Throughout our Firm’s history, Lewis Rice attorneys have made excellence the foundation of our practice. More than a century of service, since our founding in 1909 in downtown Saint Louis by Joseph Lewis and Charles Rice, gives us the experience, reputation, resources, and vision to serve our clients’ dynamic needs. We provide sophisticated legal counsel and custom-tailored solutions for the challenges facing local, regional, and national businesses.
- Firm NewsGeralyn Spacher Receives 2015 Paralegal Legend Award
On May 1, 2015, Geralyn Spacher received the 2015 Paralegal Legend Award at the St. Louis Paralegal Association annual Paralegal Day luncheon.
- Firm NewsSt. Louis Business Journal Honors Lewis Rice with 2015 Top Innovation Award for Legal Category
The St. Louis Business Journal unveiled its list of winners for the 2015 Top Innovation Awards, and Lewis Rice is honored to be named on the list for the top firm in the legal industry. The awards, now in their second year, honor a company and individual in nine categories for breaking free of the norm to create something unique in hopes of improving lives.
- Firm NewsToxic Tort Team Secures Dismissal of DuPont in Asbestos Case for Lack of General Personal Jurisdiction in Missouri
On January 12, 2015, Lewis Rice attorneys Jeremy P. Brummond, Edward T. Pivin, Corey M. Schaecher, and David A. Weder secured an order dismissing E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”) for lack of general jurisdiction in an asbestos case pending in the Twenty Second Circuit Court for the City of St. Louis, Missouri despite DuPont’s ongoing business contacts with the state. Smith v. Union Carbide Corp., et al., Cause No. 1422-CC000457. The decision is a significant development for personal jurisdiction jurisprudence in Missouri following the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) that was issued in January 2014.