Herzog Crebs LLP wins $390,000 jury verdict for client in shareholder dispute.
Copyright Infringement Victory - In a recent copyright infringement case, Gene Brockland prevailed on behalf of his client, Don Wakefield, in an appeal to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The case is Wakefield v. Igor Olenicoff and Olen Properties Corp.
On January 6, 2017, Michael Lecinski argued a successful Motion for Summary Judgment in front of Judge Robert H. Dierker in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri in the case of Gunsell v. 84 Lumber (1322-CC08728).
Meredith P. Murphy has become a partner at Herzog Crebs. Ms. Murphy devotes her practice to estate planning, probate and trust administration, fiduciary litigation, taxation law, and real estate transactions. Ms. Murphy is a 2001 graduate of Loyola University Chicago, and received her law degree from St. Louis University in 2004, and her LLM in Taxation from Washington University St. Louis in 2010. She is licensed in Missouri and Illinois.
Congratulations to Herzog Crebs Partner, Ann Hatch, who is this year’s recipient of the Illinois Bar Foundation Distinguished Service to Law & Society Award.
Member Spotlight - Q&A with Lynn Goessling - Lynn shares her first impressions of CREW-St. Louis: "I remember attending an event at a venue in Kirkwood and thinking – wow, this is a great group of professional women and I want to be a part of this."- July-August 2016.
Camp Ondessonk 1st Annual Metro East Golf Benefit – was held at The Orchards Golf Club on Friday, June 17, 2016 with Herzog Crebs present to help contribute to the cause.
St. Clair County Bar Association Law Day Run was held in Belleville, Illinois on April 30, 2016.
James R. Keller is a fellow in the Missouri Bar Foundation and a member of the American Arbitration Association's newly created Appellate Panel.
Several of our Partners attended the 26 th Annual Justice For All Ball held on February 27, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch.
Recent Personal Jurisdiction Decision in St. Louis City Finds No General Jurisdiction When Defendant Had No Contacts in Forum at Time of Filing Suit, Michael McGill & Tatyana Bobrova v. The Boeing Company, et al., 1622-CC00812, (22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri, January 19, 2017)
Personal Jurisdiction Ruling in St. Louis city Expands the Reach of Specific Jurisdiction, Gracey, et al., v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, et al., Cause No. 1522-CC00187-01, (22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri, November 9, 2016)
Missouri's Supreme Court Reverses $8,000,000 Punitive Damage Jury Verdict to Harrisonville, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 6, January-February, 2017
Subcontractor Denied Bond Claim against St. Louis County, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 6, November-December 2016
Unsuccessful Bidder Can Sue School District, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 6, September-October 2016
The Sun Does Not Shine on Homeowner’s Solar Panels, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2, July-August 2016
Subcontractors’ Mechanic’s Liens Enforceable for Work at Allen Edmonds, Plaza Frontenac, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2, May-June 2016
Contractor and its Owners Liable for Damages and Attorney Fees, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2, March-April 2016
Homeowner Estopped from Recovery for Alleged Construction Defects, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 6, January-February, 2016
Manufacturer Not Liable; Followed MoDOT Plans, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2, November-December, 2015
Injured Asbestos Worker Can Proceed With Lawsuit against Landowner, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2, September-October, 2015.
Dispute Over Parking Lot Access Lands One Party in Contempt, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 2-3, July-August 2015.
Fraudulent Lien Waivers Cost Owners of Contracting Company, St. Louis Construction News and Review, p. 9, May-June, 2015.
Eastern District of Missouri: Ex-Employee's Isolated Act of Negligence is Not "Misconduct" to Support Denial of Unemployment Benefits, Menendez v. Division of Employment Security, No. ED101860, 2015 WL 1211315, --- S.W.3d --- (Mo. Ct. App. E.D., March 17, 2015)
Three Contractors Denied Sales/Use Tax Exemptions, St. Louis Construction News and Review, March-April, 2015.
Bid Contest Lawsuit Dismissed; Contractor Has No Legal Rights, St. Louis Construction News and Review, January-February 2015
Billionaire Olenicoff Admits Copying Sculptor's Work, Jury Awards Damages, written by Forbes Staff, Janet Novack, December 12, 2014
Eighth Circuit overturns Jury Verdict for Contractor and Counterclaim Jury Verdict for Equipment Lessor, St. Louis Construction News and Review, November-December 2014
Appellate Court Upholds Finding of Subcontractor Defective Work at Ameren's Taum Sauk Plant, St. Louis Construction News and Review, September-October 2014
Contractor's Claim Trumps Lender in Mechanic's Lien Lawsuit, St. Louis Construction News and Review, May-June 2014
Appellate Court Overturns Contractor Award For Nonpayment, Interest and Attorney Fees, St. Louis Construction News and Review, July-August 2014
Farm and Construction Equipment Manufacturers Suffer Setback in New Hampshire, Motor Law, March-April 2014, Volume 14, p2
Tesla Challenged in Ohio, Motor Law, January/February, 2014, Vol. 14, p. 4
Home Improvement Contractor Recovers on Oral Contract, St. Louis Construction News and Review, 20, March-April 2014
MSD's Stormwater Charge Violates State Tax Law, St. Louis Construction News and Review, January-February 2014, 20-21
Employment Law Update, Speakers, Daniel S. Peters and Brian M. Wacker, of Herzog Crebs gave a presentation at Site Improvement Association on November 15, 2016
Young Friends of LSEM Ethics CLE, Speakers, Tracy Phipps and Jackie Redmond, Partners at Herzog Crebs gave a presentation on Ethics in Dealing with Opposing Counsel – Missouri Supreme Court Rules 4-3.2, 4-3.4 and Ethics for In-House Counsel – Missouri Supreme Court Rules 4-1.13, 4-1.7, June 2, 2016
Gene J. Brockland, Speaker, Collections Theft - Who Owns It?, Association of Midwest Museums, Annual Conference and Meeting, July 14-17, 2014
"Guidebook Practice Series: Arbitration & Mediation", sponsored by The Missouri Bar, July 10, 2012.
"Update on the Law of Arbitration and Mediation", The Missouri Bar Spring Committee Meetings, ADR Committee, Jefferson City, MO, May 11, 2012.
"An Update on the Law on Construction", at 11th Annual Construction Law Update: Avoiding Construction Pitfalls and Potholes, sponsored by the Construction Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, May 9, 2012.