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Michael Forster Named a Top 100 St. Louisan to Know

Michael Forster, shareholder of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, was named a Top 100 St. Louisan to Know to Succeed in Business by Small Business Monthly (SBM). Mike was selected by a panel of judges based on his efforts, contributions, and experience giving back and helping business owners reach their dreams. Mike will be featured…

J. Thomas Long Granted Summary Judgment in Shevlin v. Bond County

J. Thomas Long was granted Motion for Summary Judgment for defendant in Shevlin v. Bond County. Plaintiff Ron Shevlin filed suit against Bond County, Illinois, alleging the redistricting/reapportionment map passed by the County Board was invalid due to an error in the map. Plaintiff claimed the error in the map caused it to no longer…

John Sandberg Chosen as St. Louis Top Attorney

John Sandberg, Managing Partner and a founding member of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, was named one of St. Louis’s Top Attorneys by Small Business Monthly (SBM). Honorees were chosen by SBM readers who were asked to identify attorneys who have helped and personally influenced their businesses over the years. John is one of only…

Sandberg Phoenix Opens Fifth Office in Alton, Illinois, to be Managed by J. Thomas Long

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C., a full-service law firm headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is proud to welcome J. Thomas Long to the firm and to announce the opening of its new office in Alton, Illinois. For 34 years, Tom has served clients as a trusted attorney and business advisor, and he is an…

Eaton Corporation Selects Sandberg Phoenix as a 2012 “Go-To Law Firm” for Litigation

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. has been selected by Eaton Corporation as a “2012 Go-To Law Firm® for the Top 500 Companies” in the area of Litigation. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Eaton Corporation has chosen Sandberg Phoenix for this recognition. The honor of being named a “Go-To Law Firm” was given…

G. Keith Phoenix and Tim O’Leary Granted Summary Judgment

Sandberg Phoenix attorneys G. Keith Phoenix and Tim O’Leary were granted summary judgment in a vexatious refusal to pay lawsuit filed in the United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The plaintiff was an over-the-road truck driver who had a stroke while delivering a load. Plaintiff’s stroke was generally caused by smoking…

Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in Tragic Wrongful Death Case

On November 9, 2011, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. attorneys, Stephen M. Strum and David Z. Hoffman, obtained a defense verdict before Judge Robert Koffman in Pettis County, Missouri. The jury trial lasted eight days and involved the crushing death of a 56 year-old over-the-road truck driver. Immediately before his death, the decedent was…

Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Newest Publication Helps Illinois Businesses Address ADA, FMLA, Military and Other Statutory Leave Rights

In collaboration with the Employment Team at the law firm Sandberg Phoenix and von Gontard P.C., the Illinois Chamber of Commerce has just released its newest addition to their HR Compliance library. FMLA, ADA, Military and Other Leave Issues is designed to provide Illinois businesses with a thorough, yet practical guide to the most common…

Timothy Sansone Appointed as New Shareholder

Sandberg Phoenix recently appointed Timothy C. Sansone as a shareholder of the firm. Tim joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2002 and is a member of the Business Litigation and Products Liability Practice Groups. He focuses on complex litigation involving product liability claims, business disputes, appellate practice, and class actions, in addition to serving as coverage counsel….

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes P. Douglas Whitlock as New Associate

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. welcomes P. Douglas Whitlock to the firm as a new associate. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was a shareholder at a full-service firm in New Hampshire where he focused his practice in business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, buy-sell arrangements, joint ventures, leasing, licenses, general…

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