BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman, Bob Blitz, Jim Deutsch, Kelley Farrell and David Luce have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Chris Bauman and Bob Blitz were selected for Commercial Litigation, Jim Deutsch for Gaming Law, and Kelley Farrell and David Luce for Employment Law – Management.
BB&D attorneys Bob Blitz, Chris Bauman and Jason Turk represent hundreds of property owners in appealing the valuations of their commercial real estate by taxing authorities. The Missouri State Tax Commission recently issued more than 180 decisions in our clients’ tax appeals. Our efforts reduced taxable values more than $250 million. The results included: $16.2 […]
BB&D attorneys Bob Blitz, Thom Avery and Jason Turk successfully represented a family limited partnership that was the beneficiary of a $2 million life insurance policy. The partnership purchased the policy as part of the family’s estate plan and sued the life insurance company after it refused to reinstate the policy and pay the death […]
BB&D’s representation of the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri (“STL HBA”) resulted in a regulatory victory that will provide significant savings for homebuilders and homebuyers. With more than 600-member companies, STL HBA members annually invest millions of dollars in water infrastructure donated to water utilities after the completion of a development. […]
BB&D attorney Glenn Norton was sworn in as President-Elect of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (“BAMSL”) on May 2, 2019. He will serve a one-year term as President-Elect and will become President of BAMSL in 2020. Glenn was elected by BAMSL’s more than 7,500 members consisting of lawyers throughout the St. Louis region. […]
BB&D Member Bob Blitz has been selected by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly as a recipient of the Icon Award. This award honors 27 distinguished men and women over the age of 60 for their notable sustained success and strong leadership within and outside the field of law within the State of Missouri. The event honoring […]
BB&D attorney, Thom Avery, recently obtained an award in favor of his client in an arbitration which was conducted in Connecticut. Thom’s client, a Connecticut based manufacturer, brought breach of contract claims against a Canadian based company. The arbitrator found in favor of Thom’s client awarding it damages and all its attorney’s fees and costs […]
Attorney Thom Avery has successfully pursued a rent and possession case against a large commercial tenant (52,000 sq. ft.) in St. Charles County, Missouri. Avery brought a rent and possession action against the tenant and obtained a judgment in favor of the landlord for possession and rent totaling nearly $300,000.00. The Court ordered the tenant to vacate […]
On behalf of a national design builder, Thom Avery of Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC recently obtained an arbitration award against a subcontractor for breach of contract. The award, totaling over $700,000.00, took only six months to obtain from filing to final decision despite significant delaying tactics from the subcontractor.
Brett Sayers has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate, providing advice to businesses and individuals in a variety of transactional and estate planning matters. Brett has experience assisting clients in all stages of the business life cycle, including entity selection, formation, ongoing operational matters, restructuring, acquisitions, divestitures, dissolution, and taxation. Before transitioning […]