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Bob Blitz Named One of Missouri’s Top 100 Lawyers

Congratulations are in order for BB&D’s founding member Robert D. Blitz who was included in Missouri Lawyers Media’s “Top 100 Power List 2023.”  As noted in the announcement: “Each month, Missouri Lawyers Media honors the state’s most powerful attorneys in their respective practice areas, from appellate to white collar defense.  At the end of the […]

Bob Blitz’s Three Decades Of Top Verdicts & Settlements

On February 9, 2023, BB&D’s founding member Robert D. Blitz received an award from Missouri Lawyers Media for his work on the Number 1 Top Settlement of 2022.  Bob was a crucial member of the group of private attorneys representing several Missouri counties that had brought their own actions against the opioid industry alongside the […]

Eight BB&D Attorneys Selected as 2024 Best Lawyers in America

BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman, Rob Brandt, Bob Blitz, Jim Deutsch, Kevin Fleming, Bridget Nave, Chris Pieper and Rich Rothman  have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Chris Bauman and Bob Blitz were selected for Commercial Litigation, Kevin Fleming for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Real Estate Law, Rob Brandt for Business […]

Recognition for BB&D by Chambers and Partners

For the first time in Firm history, BB&D has been recognized for Litigation: General Commercial by Chambers and Partners in the 2003 Chambers USA Guide.  Chambers is often considered the leading directory in the legal profession.  According to its website, “Chambers USA is the world’s leading legal data and analytics provider, highlighting the top lawyers […]

BB&D Founding Member Bob Blitz Appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators

Governor Michael Parson announced the appointment of BB&D founding member Bob Blitz to serve on the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The Board of Curators the governing body for the University System and its four campuses University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri University of Science and Technology and University of Missouri-Kansas City. […]

Bob Blitz Named One of Top 100 Attorneys for 2022

For a third consecutive year, BB&D’s founding member Robert D. Blitz has been included in Missouri Lawyers Media’s Power List of Top 100 Attorneys for 2022.  This exclusive group recognizes the top attorneys across practice fields, and Bob was named among the top nine in the area of Commercial and Consumer Law.  Congratulations, Bob!

Eight BB&D Attorneys Selected as 2023 Best Lawyers in America

BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman, Bob Blitz, Jim Deutsch, Kevin Fleming, Bridget Nave, Rich Rothman and Rob Brandt have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Chris Bauman and Bob Blitz were selected for Commercial Litigation, Kevin Fleming for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Real Estate Law, […]

Bob Blitz Named as Special Master in Monsanto Cases

BB&D’s founding member Robert D. Blitz has been appointed by the Circuit Court of St. Louis County to serve as Special Master in the first case to go to trial in St. Louis County relating to claims that Monsanto’s Roundup-brand product causes cancer.  The case is currently in week three of a scheduled five-week jury […]

Robert D. Blitz Receives BAMSL’s Distinguished Lawyer Award

On May 2, 2022, at the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’s (BAMSL) Law Day Celebration, BAMSL awarded its Honorable E. Richard Webber Distinguished Lawyer Award to BB&D founding member Robert D. Blitz.  The Law Day Celebration featured a keynote address by former U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill.  The Distinguished Lawyer Award is the highest honor […]

Rob Brandt Selected as 2021 “Best Attorney” in St. Louis

Robert Brandt was recognized as a 2021 “Best Attorney” by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The publication accepts nominations and surveys its readers for the best legal services providers in St. Louis. To read the full list of attorneys receiving this acknowledgment, please check out the August 2021 St. Louis Small Business Monthly issue: https://www.pageturnpro.com/St-Louis-Small-Business-Monthly/100905-STL-SBM-August-2021/sdefault.html#page/12 […]

Congratulations to Bob Blitz

Congratulations are in order for Bob Blitz of Blitz, Bardgett, & Deutsch who earned his second consecutive selection into Missouri Lawyers Media’s “The Power List” for Commercial Law attorneys.  The Power List is an exclusive group of only twenty-eight attorneys described as the “most powerful commercial and consumer attorneys in Missouri.”  Congratulations Bob!

Eight BB&D Attorneys Selected as 2022 Best Lawyers in America

BB&D attorneys Chris Bauman, Bob Blitz, Jim Deutsch, Kevin Fleming, Bridget Nave, and Rich Rothman have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Chris Bauman and Bob Blitz were selected for Commercial Litigation, Kevin Fleming for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Real Estate Law, Rich Rothman […]

BB&D Achieves Victory Before 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

BB&D attorney Robert Blitz succeeded in defending BB&D client Kansas City-St. Louis Regional Carpenters Regional Council on appeal before the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  The District Court previously dismissed a Union member’s attempt to bring action against a union official for breach of statutory duties.  The appeal involved complex issues of law under […]

BB&D Caps off 2020 with Third Straight Appellate Victory

BB&D attorneys Robert Blitz and Chris Bauman recently secured an appellate victory from the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals.  The lawsuit involved claims brought by a BB&D client against an insurance carrier for failing to provide a defense to previous litigation.  The trial court dismissed the claims, finding the insurance policy did not provide coverage.  On […]

BB&D Represents Gold Block Ventures in Acquisition and Financing of Parkville, Missouri Multi-Family Development

BB&D recently represented Gold Block Ventures (Denver, CO) in its acquisition and financing of a multi-family residential development in Parkville, Missouri, a newly constructed project that will eventually include 36 separate residential buildings containing 264 apartment units and 100 townhomes with many shared amenities.  BB&D is proud to assist Gold Block Ventures in its entrance […]

BB&D Successfully Defends the Dismissal of Petition Against Carpenters Union

BB&D attorney Robert Blitz successfully defended the Kansas City-St. Louis Regional Carpenters Council on appeal from the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former business agent.   The lawsuit centered around allegations of wrongful termination implicating a complex area of federal law governing unions under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.  The plaintiff attempted to […]

BB&D Welcomes Thomas Limbrick

Thomas Limbrick has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate and represents clients in a range of civil litigation, including business torts, class actions, employment disputes, and personal injury.  Prior to joining the firm, Tom served as a law clerk to Judge Ronnie L. White of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern […]

BB&D Welcomes Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders has joined the firm as an attorney in the firm’s St. Louis office.   After clerking for the Honorable Judge Duane Benton at the Missouri Supreme Court, Mark has been in private practice in St. Louis for more than twenty years, concentrating his practice in commercial, real estate, and fiduciary litigation.  Mark is also […]

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Contractual Obligations

As the world continues grappling with the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic, you may be left wondering about the legal obligations stemming from cancelled events and business in St. Louis and across the country. As experienced commercial litigation attorneys, our law firm has already been involved in addressing clients’ anxious concerns over COVID-19’s effect on existing […]

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ESPN Spotlights Bob Blitz & Chris Bauman in Rams, NFL Case

In an almost 8,000-word article posted on ESPN’s website today, writers Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. recapped the expert legal maneuvering by Blitz, Bardgett and Deutsch litigation attorney Chris Bauman in 2018 when he successfully argued to keep the complex and highly-charged Rams and NFL case out of arbitration—possibly a more favorable venue […]

BB&D Attorneys Achieve Millions In Tax Savings for Property Owners

BB&D attorneys Bob Blitz and Chris Bauman 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 million reduction for […]

BB&D Secures Regulatory Relief for St. Louis Home Builders Association

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 Assist Commercial Landlord with Quick Eviction

BB&D successfully pursued a rent and possession case against a large commercial tenant (52,000 sq. ft.) in St. Charles County, Missouri. The law firm 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 […]

BB&D Obtains Swift Arbitration Award Against Subcontractor

On behalf of a national design builder, 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. Contact us for a Consultation Have a legal […]