Biography

Edward T. Pivin represents clients in a variety of areas, with a focus on complex commercial litigation, including class actions, breach of contract claims, antitrust actions, and other business disputes. Ed also has experience defending and prosecuting claims for breach of non-competition agreements and defending clients in products liability, intellectual property, chemical exposure, and employment discrimination matters. He has participated in the successful defense and prosecution of matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration in Missouri, Illinois, and throughout the country on behalf of a wide variety of clients, including individuals, family-owned businesses, banks, healthcare companies, financial services firms, and product manufacturers and distributors of various kinds.

In his representation of clients in all matters, Ed works tirelessly to identify and master the factual and legal issues involved in order to vigorously and thoroughly advocate the client’s rights and provide strategic and practical counsel in bringing matters to a beneficial resolution.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2011)
    • Valedictorian
    • 1843 Scholar
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal, staff editor (2009-2010)
  • Saint Louis University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)
    • History and Philosophy

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2009, 2010)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Firm Highlights
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Lewis Rice Recognized as Top M&A Firm by BTI Consulting Group

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FTC Adds Teeth to the ‘Made in USA’ Rule

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First-Issued Interim Final Rule Gives Guidance on No Surprises Act

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FTC Reverses Course on Treatment of Debt Payoff Under HSR Act

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Property Owners Can Push the Issue Under Illinois Mechanic’s Lien Law

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Brian P. Pezza Quoted in SHRM Articles on Employee Vaccination Status Disclosure and Employer Vaccination Policies

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61 Lewis Rice Attorneys Named Best Lawyers for 2022, 16 Named Ones to Watch

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Supreme Court Limits Ability to Compel Access to Private Property Without Compensation

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Lauren R. Carey Creates New Blog for Social Media Influencers

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Claims Filed for Compensation in North Carolina Ecusta Trail Rail-to-Trail Case

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David W. Sweeney Represents Advantes Group in $7.2 Million Apartment Project

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Four Lewis Rice Attorneys Named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

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John C. Bodnar Named BTI M&A Client Service All-Star

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Michael R. Thiessen Recognized as Pro Bono Spotlight by KCMBF for August

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Neal F. Perryman Named to Missouri’s POWER List in Employment Law by Missouri Lawyers Media

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Missouri Now Requires Employers to Provide Leave and Accommodations for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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Lewis Rice Wins $1.5 Million in Compensation for Covington Landowners

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Diversity & Inclusion

Golf Foundation of Missouri Awards First Larry L. Deskins, Sr. Scholarship

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Michael D. Mulligan Publishes Article in ACTEC Law Journal Comparing Sales to an Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Trust and a to Beneficiary Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Trust

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