Date archive: September 2012

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes New Associate

Sandberg Phoenix welcomes a new associate to the firm. Brittany Newell earned her Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law where she graduated in the top 10 of her class. While attending SIU she received three CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, Phi Kappa Phi 2L award, Phi Kappa Phi 3L Award, and…

David Z. Hoffman Appointed as New Shareholder

Sandberg Phoenix recently appointed David Z. Hoffman as shareholder of the firm. David Hoffman joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2003. He focuses his practice in the firm’s products liability and general litigation areas. David has experience working on a variety of sports injury lawsuits, including issues related to supervision, faulty equipment, and the applicability of waivers….

Peter von Gontard Named “Lawyer of the Year”

Peter von Gontard has been named the “2013 St. Louis Product Liability Litigator of the Year” by Best Lawyers ® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Unlike the Best Lawyers in America listing, only one lawyer from each specialty within each community is honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” title. Peter…

Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys Receive Unanimous Defense Verdict in Rung v. SSM

Sandberg Phoenix attorneys Rodney Sharp and Jaime Bremerkamp obtained a defense verdict on behalf of SSM St. Joseph Hospital of Kirkwood in Rung vs. SSM in St. Louis County, Missouri, on August 31, 2012. This case involved a 65-year old plaintiff who claimed that after undergoing a total knee replacement performed by a co-defendant physician,…

“Ladies for Little Bit” Event Supports Local Charity

On Tuesday, August 28, the Sandberg Phoenix Women’s Forum, along with CBIZ, sponsored “Ladies for Little Bit,” an event focused on raising awareness for The Little Bit Foundation. Founded in 2001, the Foundation works to provide for the basic needs of disadvantaged children in the St. Louis area by partnering with local schools. The annual event featured music…

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