Justin M. Ladendorf is an associate in the Firm's Litigation Department. Justin’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on creditors’ rights law and employment law.

Justin was selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars® in 2018.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • Judge Robert G. Dowd Sr. Appellate Advocacy Award
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal
  • Millikin University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2012)
    • Finance

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2013, 2014)
  • Legal Intern, Madison County State's Attorney's Office (January-October 2015)
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Raymond W. Gruender, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (January-May 2014)
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. A.G. Webber, IV, Macon County Courthouse (June-August 2012)
  • Legal Intern, Macon County State's Attorney's Office (June-August 2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Young Professionals Committee, Risk Management Association


  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors and Governance Committee, Aim High St. Louis