In this case, BB&D represented a national design/build contractor, a prominent real estate developer and St. Louis County. BB&D lawyer, Thom Avery, argued the case before the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. The plaintiff, a subcontractor, asserted a mechanics’ lien and claims under the public works bond statute. The claims exceeded $1 million. BB&D obtained summary judgment from the trial court in favor of the defendants it represented. On appeal, the Court of Appeals ruled in favor of BB&D clients on all issues.