Aaron French

Shareholder in St. Louis, MO

An experienced litigator, Aaron has represented clients facing many varied matters in both state and federal courts. Aaron has tried both bench and jury trials and has obtained successful trial verdicts for his clients. He has prepared and successfully argued a number of dispositive motions that resulted in client victories. He has also successfully represented clients in arbitration and has settled numerous matters to his clients’ satisfaction at mediation.

Aaron has prepared appellate briefs and argued issues of first impression in the State of Missouri. Whether arguing before a judge or jury, Aaron is a critical contributor to Sandberg Phoenix’s ongoing success and reputation as the go-to law firm for business and business litigation matters.

Having developed a deep knowledge of several industries, Aaron represents insurers in insurance coverage and bad faith cases. Aaron provides clients facing issues in these areas not only top-shelf representation but also in-depth analysis relating to complicated factual scenarios and complex legal issues. His effective, comprehensive analysis is performed cost-consciously in order to provide clients with the most superior legal services at a reasonable rate. Aaron also contributes to the Bad Faith Blog, the premiere insurance blog on the Internet.

Aaron joined the firm in 2003 and practices business litigation and product liability. He currently serves as a member of the Sandberg Phoenix Executive Committee and Compensation Committee, and is team leader of the Insurance Group. He has previously served on the firm’s Recruiting Committee, and as the Business Litigation Practice Group Leader.

Outside of the office, Aaron enjoys golfing, attending St. Louis sporting events and concerts and spending time with his wife and young children. He is an avid moviegoer and likes keeping up with several television series.


Appellate & Complex Litigation Commercial Litigation Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Product, Asbestos & Toxic Tort Liability Professional Liability


Automotive Brokers / Dealers & Financial Advisors Construction & Development Entrepreneurs, Closely Held & Family Owned Business Insurance Litigation Manufacturing & Distribution Recreational Products Restaurants Transportation Wholesale & Retail Services