Jerina D. Phillips Selected to Join The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

Lewis Rice is pleased to share that member Jerina D. Phillips was selected to join The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 for Missouri, an organization dedicated to recognizing and promoting African American legal excellence. Nominees are selected based on their reputation among peers, judiciary, and the community; professional achievements; and leadership and membership in ancillary industry organizations. 

Jerina maintains a wide-ranging litigation practice representing individuals and companies in a variety of disputes, including complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, media and communications law, and consumer litigation. She has successfully represented companies in defending against a wide variety of claims, including breach of contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and claims brought under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act by individuals and as class actions. Additionally, Jerina has significant experience defending employers in all types of employment matters, as well as representing clients in a variety of First Amendment issues.