Case Studies

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In 2014, individual taxpayers and businesses in the City of St. Charles brought two putative class action lawsuits against the City, its officials and its City Council members, claiming the City had failed to properly collect license taxes that were...
Representing a publicly traded food products company, Brian D. Bouquet assisted the client in submitting and winning a multimillion-dollar last-minute bid to acquire the assets of a bankrupt peanut butter company. After being contacted on a Friday...
John Hall has served as lead counsel for debtors seeking to reorganize under chapter 11, including a technology company in need of expedited relief in bankruptcy and facing the threat of seizure of all of its assets. John obtained confirmation...
A weekly newspaper sued a competing-newspaper client of Lewis Rice, for allegedly copying its news articles. The suit, claiming that Missouri's Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) had been violated, was filed in state court. However, because the...
Lewis Rice attorneys Richard B. Walsh, Jr. and Evan Z. Reid successfully represented the Special Administrative Board governing St. Louis Public Schools and a local taxpayer in opposing a state law that required the district to pay tuition and...
Lewis Rice represented St. Louis-based Post Holdings, Inc. in its $2.45 billion acquisition of Michael Foods from its private equity owners Thomas H. Lee Partners and GS Capital Partners. The acquisition is Post's largest to date and included a...
The Lewis Rice Real Estate Litigation team obtained another victory for one of the country’s largest title companies in St. Louis County. The team, including Duane L. Coleman and William R. Wurm, won a rarely granted full summary judgment...
A local tech start-up approached Sarah when it identified a front-end web application developer it wanted to employ. Start-ups and tech companies are often the subject of strict U.S. government scrutiny when they seek immigration benefits for their...
The Client A large international manufacturing company The Problem The client terminated an engineer who had complained internally about a workplace safety violation several months earlier. The former engineer then contacted OSHA, which...