BB&D Attorneys Secure Millions In Tax Savings For Property Owners

BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman and Jason Turk represent hundreds of property owners before the Missouri State Tax Commission.  This year, our attorneys have successfully secured reductions in the taxable values of more than 140 commercial properties in decisions issued by the STC.  The STC decisions have reduced the properties’ taxable values by more than $185 […]

Scott Smithson Elected to Missouri Bar Association Post

Lawyers in St. Louis County have elected BB&D associate Scott Smithson to represent the district of St. Louis County on the Council for the Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) of the Missouri Bar.  The YLS provides support to all new and recently admitted members of the Missouri Bar through a variety of statewide service projects, CLEs, […]

Five BB&D Attorneys Selected as 2019 Best Lawyers in America

BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman, Bob Blitz, Jim Deutsch, Kelley Farrell and David Luce have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 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 Welcomes Stephen Hoeplinger

Stephen Hoeplinger has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate, representing individuals and businesses in tort, contract, and real estate litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Steve represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation in federal and state courts, including ERISA, securities, and consumer rights class actions. In addition to his time in […]

BB&D Secures Dismissal of Lawsuit for Forum Non Conveniens

BB&D, on behalf of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., obtained dismissal of a lawsuit on forum non conveniens grounds.  Sixty plaintiffs filed suit against KCSM and its parent corporations in St. Louis County.  Plaintiffs’ claims were related to a bus accident in Mexico in 2015. The doctrine of forum non conveniens is […]

BB&D Represents Blackbird Group in Acquisition of International Battery Manufacturer

BB&D represented Blackbird Group LLC in its acquisition of The Power-Sonic Corporation, a San Diego-based provider of battery and power supply solutions with operations in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and France.   BB&D attorneys Richard Rothman, Kevin Fleming, Bridget Nave, Rob Brandt, Carolyn Allen and Scott Smithson handled all aspects of the transaction, […]

BB&D Represents Developer of New Student Housing Complex in Springfield, Missouri

BB&D recently represented a developer in the purchase and construction financing of a contemplated new 106-unit student housing complex in Springfield, Missouri. The $20 million project in downtown Springfield is anticipated to open in summer 2019. BB&D attorneys Kevin Fleming, Bridget Nave and Scott Smithson handled all aspects of the transaction (including governmental approvals, private […]