Joseph Devereux, III
Joe is an associate in the Business Litigation practice group and has extensive litigation experience representing small and medium-sized companies, individuals, and entrepreneurs. Joe practices in both state and federal courts throughout the United States and has developed a reputation as a strong advocate for his clients and their interests.
Joe’s practice focuses primarily on commercial and construction litigation. He represents contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, and real estate developers in litigation arising out of design and construction defects, delay claims, mechanic’s liens, and bond claims. His other areas of expertise include litigating employment matters and business torts, such as non-compete, non-solicitation and discrimination and harassment cases, as well as breach of contract, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation claims.
Joe understands that his clients must analyze the relative risks and rewards of every dispute to determine the optimal outcome for their long term success. Because of this, he also views his job as a counselor to help offer relief, advice, and creative solutions to complex and multi-faceted problems that minimize risk and maximize reward. With this approach, Joe’s clients know he has their best interests at heart and is focused on resolving disputes in a manner that truly serves their best interests.
Prior to joining Sandberg Phoenix, Joe worked with a small St. Louis-based litigation firm representing both plaintiffs and defendants, forming a balanced understanding of the goals of each side of legal cases.
Outside the office, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, attending Cardinals and Blues games and fishing. He is also an avid golfer.