In memory of Paul Simon, Jr.

Our friend and colleague Paul Simon Jr. passed away yesterday. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.1115 Olivette Executive Parkway Saint Louis, MO 63132 314.994.9990

Paul Simon, Jr. and Adam Stockberger secure dismissal of claims against development company client and one if its members

On behalf of a commercial real estate development company and one of its members, Paul Simon, Jr. and Adam Stockberger successfully negotiated the Missouri Attorney General’s voluntary dismissal of claims to recover $2.8 million in state tax credits and to pierce the corporate veil of the developer in an attempt to impose individual liability on its members.

Paul Simon, Jr. and Adam Stockberger obtain dismissal of Merchandising Practices Act and Civil Conspiracy Claims

On behalf of a limited liability company and several of its members, individually, Paul Simon Jr., and Adam Stockberger obtained dismissal with prejudice of claims filed in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri under Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act and for civil conspiracy.  The Court agreed with Msrs. Simon & Stockberger’s “well-founded argument” that Plaintiff’s Merchandising Practices Act failed to demonstrate the alleged unfair practice occurred in connection with the sale or advertisement of merchandise, or that Plaintiff purchased merchandise from their clients.

Paul Simon, Jr. secured summary judgment for governmental entity on TIF act compliance

Paul Simon, Jr. has secured summary judgment on behalf of a governmental entity in a declaratory judgment action regarding the governmental entity’s compliance with the Missouri Tax Increment Finance Act.

Paul Simon, Jr. defending a law firm on RICO violations, legal malpractice and related claims

Paul Simon, Jr., John Hein and Adam Stockberger currently represent a law firm and one of its partners in a lawsuit pending in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. Plaintiffs, which include a special deputy receiver on behalf of certain insurance companies in receivership in the State of Texas, a national insurance guaranty association and a number of state insurance guaranty associations, brought claims, among others, for alleged violation of RICO and the Lanham Act, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and legal malpractice.  Plaintiffs seek in excess of $600 million dollars.

Paul Simon Jr. and Adam Stockberger obtain favorable result in employment discrimination action

Paul Simon Jr. and Adam Stockberger have obtained a favorable settlement for our client, an employer, concerning an employment discrimination case brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Business Law Group Featured

Sauerwein Simon’s Business Law Group was featured in the September 23rd issue of the Ladue News, in the annual Faces of Law section.   Featured members include: Chairman of the Business Law Group, Paul Simon, Jr., John Hein, E. J. Miller, Brandon Rothkopf, Anne Kelly, and Adam Stockberger.

Favorable Supreme Court Writ Denial

Paul Simon, Jr. and Adam Stockberger obtained denial of a writ of prohibition from the Missouri Supreme Court in favor of their client, concerning the trial court’s finding that the opposing party had waived its right to a jury trial under Missouri Supreme Court Rule 69.01.

Property Tax Appeals

Paul Simon, Jr. and E.J. Miller have recently completed the successful prosecution of numerous commercial and residential property tax appeals.

Employment Discrimination Settled

On behalf of an employer, Paul Simon, Jr. and Adam Stockberger favorably settled a Title VII employment discrimination case.