Other Articles of Interest

Senior Partner Jerry Schlichter Quoted by The New York Times in Retirement Article

July 2, 2020 – As reported by The New York Times, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) is proposing a new federal regulation that could discourage retirement funds from making investments based on environmental, social and governance considerations (“ESGs”).   In a June 23 news release, the DOL announced plans to “provide clear regulatory guideposts for […]

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Senior Partner Jerry Schlichter Quoted by The Wall Street Journal

June 30, 2020 – Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a letter clarifying its views on “the use of private equity investments in designated investment alternatives made available to participants and beneficiaries in individual account plans,” such as 401(k) plans subject to ERISA.  The DOL confirmed that 401(k) plans may offer […]

Court Orders $430,000 Discovery Sanction in Doe Run Case

Jun 2, 2020 – As featured on the front page of Missouri Lawyers Weekly, a U.S. District Court has ordered Doe Run Resources Corporation (“Doe Run”) – the defendant in a thirteen-year legal battle involving lead pollution in Peru – to pay $430,000 for noncompliance with discovery orders. The award arrives after the Court found […]

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Promotes New Partner and Counsel

Schlichter Bogard & Denton is proud to announce Sean Soyars as the firm’s newest partner. Sean is a member of our Financial Products & Retirement practice group. Additionally, Kate Douglas of our Railroad & Traumatic Injury practice group, Scott Morgan of our Consumer Protection practice group, and Financial Products & Retirement attorneys Joel Rohlf, and […]

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Publishes Front-Page Story on Lead-Poisoning Case Handled by Schlichter Bogard & Denton on Behalf of Peruvian Children

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has published a front-page story about Schlichter Bogard & Denton’s decade-long fight for justice on behalf of more than 1,400 seriously injured Peruvian children. In 2007, Schlichter Bogard & Denton filed suit against Doe Run, its New York-based parent company Renco, and billionaire owner Ira Rennert on behalf of more than 1,400 […]

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Commemorates Investigator’s 23 Years of Service

Following a 45-year-long career as a locomotive engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad, Leo Srubas began working with Schlichter Bogard & Denton (SBD) as an investigator. A longtime member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, Leo has regularly attended union meetings throughout the Missouri/Kansas region to consult with union representatives and assist injured […]

Washington University in St. Louis Honors Sue and Jerry Schlichter with Harris Award

Schlichter Bogard & Denton managing partner Jerry Schlichter, along with his wife Sue, have received this year’s Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award.  Each year, Washington University in St. Louis chooses a St. Louis married couple to be honored “for extraordinary contributions to the culture and welfare of the metropolitan St. Louis […]

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Attorneys Jerry Schlichter and Nelson Wolff Recognized in 2017 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”

Schlichter Bogard & Denton partners Jerry Schlichter and Nelson Wolff have both once again been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” The publication utilizes a peer-review process to recognize excellent lawyers throughout the country.  Jerry and Nelson have received recognition in “Best Lawyers in America” for several years. For further […]

Nelson Wolff Selected as a Missouri Premier 100 Trial Attorney

The National Academy of Jurisprudence recently selected Schlichter Bogard & Denton attorney Nelson Wolff as a Missouri “Premier 100” trial attorney. The National Academy of Jurisprudence is one of the nation’s leading communities of trial attorneys, and designation as a “Premier 100” trial attorney is reserved for attorneys who met stringent qualifications. Nelson was also named a 2016 National Top […]

Nelson Wolff Named 2016 National Top 100 Trial Lawyer

For the third consecutive year, Schlichter Bogard & Denton partner Nelson Wolff has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.  This recognition is the result of, among other things, Nelson’s numerous recent successes at trial, including multiple recent record-breaking results. Nelson has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in […]

Jerry Schlichter Receives Influential Lawyer Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Weekly has awarded Schlichter Bogard & Denton managing partner Jerry Schlichter its “Influential Lawyer” award.  The publication recognized Jerry for, among other things, his precedent-setting 401(k) work, and also noted his work on behalf of victims of race- and gender-based discrimination. In describing the work Jerry has done in excessive-fee 401(k) cases, the paper quoted Yale Law […]