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, 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 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 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 […]
BB&D Member James Deutsch has been selected by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly as a recipient of the inaugural Icon Awards. This award honors 25 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 Member Kevin Fleming has been named to St. Louis Small Business Monthly magazine’s 2018 list of Top Small Business Lawyers.
BB&D attorneys represented a physician practice in connection with a transaction involving the sale of some of its assets to a health care provider that was opening an outpatient center at the same location.
The City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority (RSA) recently secured significant victories in their lawsuit against the Defendant NFL, NFL teams, and NFL team owners. The circuit court judge assigned to the case denied three separate motions filed by the Defendants, allowing the case […]
BB&D members Robert Blitz, Christopher Bauman, Kelley Farrell, Teresa (“Traci”) Pupillo and David Luce were selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, with Robert Blitz also being named to the “St. Louis Top 50”.
BB&D Member Dave Luce represented the Collector of Revenue of the City of St. Louis who, along with the City itself, was sued by two plaintiffs claiming that one ordinance authorizing the City’s payroll tax and two other ordinances authorizing certain redevelopment agreements (to revitalize downtown employment) were unconstitutional.