Category archive: Firm News

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes John Gilbert as New Counsel

APRIL 06, 2013 The newest member of Sandberg Phoenix’s Edwardsville office, John Gilbert has an extensive portfolio of work and a wealth of experience representing some of the largest companies in the United States. Sandberg Phoenix Managing Partner John Sandberg commented, “John is a tremendous attorney whose diverse background and deep knowledge of business law…

Jamie Bracewell Joins Sandberg Phoenix as Associate

MARCH 26, 2013 Drawing on a wealth of experience gained at firms throughout Illionis, Jamie brings her considerable knowledge of the healthcare industry to Sandberg Phoenix’s Health Law team. She has worked with both corporate and individual clients in many areas of health law, including nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, personal injury, third-party claims and…

Associate Stephen Murphy invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Association

Nominated by Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Fellows, Stephen Murphy joins a prestigious group of attorneys who represent a wide variety of clients. The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is an inclusive, collaborative organization that promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both…

Fortune 500 Companies Encouraged to “Go To” Sandberg Phoenix

For our outstanding service for large companies, American Lawyer Media has listed Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard as one of its 2013 Go-To Law Firms. This designation establishes Sandberg Phoenix as part of an exclusive group of firms that consistently deliver exceptional work for Fortune 500 companies. The recognition is based on data gathered from…

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Receives Achievement Award for Sustainability Efforts

Recognized by the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association, Sandberg Phoenix remains committed to responsible business practices. Held annually to inspire businesses to develop initiatives to reduce their environmental impact, the St. Louis Green Challenge encourages local companies to implement strategies to reduce energy and waste and expand sustainability programs. Each effort is given…

Twelve Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” for 2012

Sandberg Phoenix is proud to announce that twelve attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012. The annual Super Lawyers list consists of exceptional lawyers from various practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Rising…

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes Laurie Scully Wright as New Attorney

Sandberg Phoenix welcomes Laurie Scully Wright to the firm as a new attorney in the Health Law practice group. She devotes her practice exclusively to the defense of medical professionals and hospitals before State and Federal Courts in Missouri. Laurie has both first and second chair trial experience. All of the trials she has participated…

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes New Associate

Sandberg Phoenix welcomes a new associate to the firm. Brittany Newell earned her Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law where she graduated in the top 10 of her class. While attending SIU she received three CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, Phi Kappa Phi 2L award, Phi Kappa Phi 3L Award, and…

David Z. Hoffman Appointed as New Shareholder

Sandberg Phoenix recently appointed David Z. Hoffman as shareholder of the firm. David Hoffman joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2003. He focuses his practice in the firm’s products liability and general litigation areas. David has experience working on a variety of sports injury lawsuits, including issues related to supervision, faulty equipment, and the applicability of waivers….

Peter von Gontard Named “Lawyer of the Year”

Peter von Gontard has been named the “2013 St. Louis Product Liability Litigator of the Year” by Best Lawyers ® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Unlike the Best Lawyers in America listing, only one lawyer from each specialty within each community is honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” title. Peter…

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