Our Services

Our professional liability practice has extensive experience defending and prosecuting claims involving professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, directors and officers liability, errors and omission liability, professional licensing disputes, and insurance coverage issues. Notable experience includes:

  • White collar matters such as criminal investigations and defense of professionals in cases involving securities issues, government contracts, environmental matters, and public accountability
  • Performing internal investigations relating to potential legal and compliance issues

Our Clients

We have extensive experience in complex litigation involving a variety of professionals and fiduciaries. Our representations include:

  • Professional services groups and individuals including accountants, architects, and attorneys—the Missouri Supreme Court selected a member of the Firm to serve as a Disciplinary Hearing Officer in the state bar
  • Design professionals and engineers
  • Healthcare entities such as medical providers, hospitals, and health maintenance organizations
  • Investment professionals in arbitration proceedings before the National Association of Securities Dealers and the American Arbitration Association
Firm Highlights
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Jerina D. Phillips Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Advice for Employers in St. Louis Magazine Article

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David W. Sweeney Named to Missouri’s POWER List for Lawyer-Lobbyists by Missouri Lawyers Media

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Brian P. Pezza Discusses Vaccination Considerations for Employees in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Article

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Client Alert

Have You Done Your Annual CCPA Housekeeping?

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Kansas City Office of Lewis Rice Names New Member

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City of St. Louis 2021 Primary Municipal Election: Meet the Candidates

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Employers, Start Planning Now – Get Ahead with the Upcoming H-1B Cap Season

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Winthrop B. Reed, III and the Saint Louis Zoo Unveil Name of Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park

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Supreme Court Decision Provides Good News for Creditors

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Lindsay S. C. Brinton and Meghan S. Largent Negotiate $1.4 Million Settlement for Landowners along Legacy Trail

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Lewis Rice Wins Significant Victory for Atlanta Landowners Impacted by the Belt Line Rail-Trail

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Diversity & Inclusion

Apollo Carey Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD’s) 2021 Fellows Program

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Paul R. Himmelstein Joins Lewis Rice Kansas City Office

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Diversity & Inclusion

Fatima G. Khan Elected President of South Asian Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

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Diversity & Inclusion

Jerina D. Phillips Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD’s) 2021 Pathfinder Program

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Employee Benefit Provisions in the Recent COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Jeremy P. Brummond’s Article on Waivers of Consequential Damages is Published in Construction Executive

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Lewis Rice Names Brian J. Figueroa Member of the Firm

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New York State Regulator Discourages Ransomware Payments and Publishes New Cyber Insurance Risk Framework

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David W. Sweeney Interviewed in Realtime REALTOR® Podcast on Changes to Elections in the City of St. Louis

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PPP Round 2: Newly-Authorized Initial and Second Draw Paycheck Protection Program Loans and Other Changes Benefit Borrowers

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