Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C., has aggressive and talented commercial litigators with a record of client satisfaction and success. Our philosophy is to quickly evaluate the facts of each case and develop the most convincing and cost-effective litigation strategy. Our litigation attorneys are known to opposing counsel to have the ability, experience, energy and willingness to take a case to verdict. While our trial attorneys employ aggressive techniques and strategies when appropriate, we also provide objective advice to litigation clients so that cost-effective decision may be made with respect to trial, budgets, settlement and alternative dispute options. The Firm is recognized for its ability to assist its clients in controlling the costs of litigation and in finding creative solutions to a client’s business problems.
Our commercial litigation attorneys have represented large and small businesses in the prosecution and defense of numerous complex commercial litigation matters, including the following areas:
- Business Dissolutions
- Commission Claims
- Condemnation and Eminent Domain
- Contract Forum Selection Clauses
- Equipment Leases
- Foreclosure and Replevin
- Franchise and Distributorship Claims
- General Business Fraud
- General Commercial Contracts
- General Construction Disputes
- General Employment Contracts
- Insurance Coverage
- Mechanic’s Liens
- Non-Competition Agreements
- Partnership Disputes
- Performance and Payment Bonds
- Products Liability
- Quiet Title
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Leases
- Shareholder Actions
- Tax Increment Financing
- Uniform Commercial Code
Our commercial litigation attorneys have obtained numerous successes for our clients, including:
Successfully represented a large petroleum company in a thousand-plus plaintiff class action filed in the City of St. Louis involving personal and property damage claims in the aftermath of the Great Flood of 1993;
Successfully represented a Fortune 500 corporation before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on a construction case involving a payment bond on a public project without client obtaining an award in the approximate amount of $1.7 million;
Secured a defendant’s verdict on behalf of a pinch roll manufacturer on a case filed in the City of St. Louis, wherein the plaintiff asked the jury to award her $3.5 million;
Successfully upheld the validity and enforceability of a contract forum selection clause for a computer software company before the Illinois appellate court; and
Successfully prosecuted a minority shareholder’s action for the client to secure a settlement worth in excess of $1 million involving a privately held corporation located in St. Charles County, Missouri.
Our commercial litigation attorneys represent clients at the trial and appellate level in both federal and state courts. Our trial attorneys practice in the state courts of Missouri and Illinois, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Our attorneys have orally argued commercial cases before the Missouri and Illinois Supreme Courts, the Eighth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, and the Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, as well as the intermediate state appellate courts in Missouri and Illinois.
Our trial attorneys have also handled numerous business cases before various administrative agencies and alternative dispute resolution tribunals, including the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers.
We keep our clients well informed of developments in their cases and make every effort to return their calls or other communications promptly. We are quite cognizant of the fact that litigation often presents a difficult, inconvenient and unsettling experience for many. We pride ourselves on our ability to work with clients in an effort to allay any concerns and develop a team approach toward the resolution of cases.
- ConocoPhillips Company
- Flagstar Bank
- Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.