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Sandberg Phoenix Named Best Places to Work Finalist

Sandberg Phoenix Named Best Places to Work Finalist

For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Business Journal has once again chosen Sandberg Phoenix as a finalist in its Best Places to Work Awards. More than 250 St. Louis area companies and organizations participated in this competition, with only five per size category being chosen as finalists. The firm – which qualified in…

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes Mark C. Piontek

Mark C. Piontek will join Sandberg Phoenix as a counsel on February 1st. Piontek, a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, will bring firm clients a wealth of experience in a full range of law, including business litigation, business transactions, government regulatory compliance, municipal law, zoning, finance and real estate. Mark…

Firm Welcomes Stacey Janssen

Sandberg Phoenix welcomes Counsel Stacey Janssen, who brings more than 25 years of experience to the firm and its clients. As a member of the firm’s business practice group, Stacey will focus on elder law. A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law, Stacey is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bars….

Firm Welcomes Vincent Lopinot, Former Judge

Vincent Lopinot – who served from November 2002 through November 2018 as a judge in Illinois’ Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court – has joined the firm as a Senior Counsel. He started his legal career as a part-time member of the St. Clair County Public Defender’s Office and became Chief Public Defender from 1995-2002. He was…

LienBuilder Wins Missouri Lawyers Media Award

LienBuilder Wins Missouri Lawyers Media Award

Early this year, Shareholder Quinn Murphy and Counsels Sue Schultz and Carl Lothman came up with the idea of an application that would streamline the complex and confusing processes associated with Mechanic’s Liens. With the full support of the firm, Quinn, Sue and Carl joined forces with a software development firm to develop that application….

November 1 Kudos

The firm would like to announce the following changes that have taken place, effective today, November 1, 2018. The firm is happy to announce its new Shareholders, who were unanimously approved, Kristy Bourgeois, Jared Byrne, Benjamin Haltenhof, Michael McGinley, Quinn Murphy and Casey Wong. Sandberg Phoenix is very excited about adding this talented group of…

With New Ideas, Comes New Leadership

The firm is pleased to announce that as of November 1, Shareholder Aaron French will assume a role on the firm’s Executive Committee. Aaron joined Sandberg Phoenix 15 years ago and has served as Business Litigation Practice Group Leader for over six years. With Aaron’s transition, Shareholder Timothy O’Leary will fill the Business Litigation Practice…

New Leaders Emerge

As of November 1, Shareholder Tracy Beckham Phipps will serve as Chairperson of the Paralegal Program. Tracy will lead the group to raise the profile of the work the firm’s paralegals are doing, assist to enhance their skill set and build a team environment in supporting firm attorneys and clients. In addition, Shareholder Benjamin Haltenhof…

Bhavik Patel Featured on PBS Tax Law Special

Bhavik Patel Featured on PBS Tax Law Special

Firm Chairman and CEO Bhavik Patel appeared on KETC St. Louis’ “Nine Network Special – How the New Tax Law Affects Your Future Planning.” The half-hour special, featuring Bhavik and four other panelist, focused on the impact of the new tax law on deductions, charitable giving and planning.    

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes Paul Sinclair

Paul Sinclair

Sandberg Phoenix this week welcomes Paul Sinclair to the firm’s Kansas City office. Paul, an experienced litigator who is well regarded throughout the Kansas City area and the region, offers Sandberg Phoenix clients the benefits of his more than 35 years of experience as a first chair trial lawyer in jury, non-jury and arbitration cases,…

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