Stephen Strum

Shareholder in St. Louis, MO

Stephen Strum is a shareholder of Sandberg Phoenix. He focuses his practice primarily in the defense of product manufacturers and nursing homes.

He has experience defending product manufacturers in hundreds of catastrophic injury cases involving passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, aircrafts, all-terrain vehicles, go-carts, lawnmowers, electrical circuitry, exercise equipment, wheelchairs and many other consumer and industrial products.

Further, he represents a number of nationally recognized and local nursing home operators in claims involving patient care litigation, risk management and allegations of fraud. Steve has directly handled, evaluated or managed over 500 nursing home cases in over fifteen states, and has acted as regional and national trial counsel for several nursing home operators.

Steve is trained and certified in dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation, receiving his certification from Northwestern University, School of Professional Studies in Chicago, Illinois. He has also received Advanced Mediator Training at United States Arbitration & Mediation (“USA&M”), and is an affiliated mediator with USA&M in St. Louis. Further, he has completed Advanced Mediation Training for Court Certified ADR Neutrals for the United States District Court in January, 2016. Steve is a certified neutral with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Recently, Steve was appointed to Municipal Judge for the City of Clayton. He was unanimously nominated by an independent selection committee and received the unanimous votes of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.


Product, Asbestos & Toxic Tort Liability


Automotive Aviation Consumer Products Hospitals Hunting & Sporting Goods Long-term Care & Senior Living Manufacturing & Distribution Physicians & Allied Health Professionals Recreational Products Tobacco & Nicotine Alternatives