Denyse L. Jones: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Denyse L. Jones

St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Development & Construction
  • Product Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1956
Fax: 314.480.1505
University St. Louis University, B.S.B.A., Accounting, cum laude, 1996
Law SchoolTulane Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2001
Admitted2001, Texas; 2002, Missouri; 2003, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 2005, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 2006, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Missouri Bar

•State Bar of Texas


Denyse focuses her practice on business litigation matters. She represents commercial lenders and lessors in creditors' rights litigation and arbitration. These representations include recovery of collateral, obtaining temporary restraining orders and pursuit of claims against borrowers and lessees. In addition, Denyse represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including complex breach of contract, lender liability, fraud and premise liability - as well as product liability matters involving electrical equipment and toxic substances. Denyse has served as lead counsel in numerous cases, both in court and arbitral forums, handling all phases of litigation.

Denyse serves on the firm's Diversity Council.

Awards and Recognitions
•The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2012
•St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative, fellow
Texas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Rising Star, 2006

Civic Involvement
•African American Leaders of Tomorrow, financial director, 2003-2005
•Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, 2011-present
•Dallas Challenge, Board of Directors, 2004-2006
•Landlord Tenant Legal Clinic, volunteer attorney, 2006-2008
•St. Louis Connect Care Community Advisory Board, 2011-present
•United Way Allocation Panel, 2012-present

• The Hon. Duane Benton, Missouri Supreme Court, 2001-2002

•Secured dismissal in federal district court of a class action lawsuit against AgriBank, the largest of five banks within the National Farm Credit System, in a suit brought by Arkansas land owners to quiet title on mineral rights retained by AgriBank. The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, affirmed the judgment, upholding AgriBank's right to retain mineral rights on acquired properties sold to private purchasers throughout the central United States.
•Represented a Fortune 500 company in arbitration involving the post-closing purchase price adjustment of a joint venture.
•Negotiated a settlement in a highly contentious action involving the renewal of a commercial lease.

Business Insights

Business Insights
1.15.14 The 2013 Mortgage Servicing Final Rules, Business Law News
Financial Services Article
1.01.07 Had 'Em, Lost 'Em ... Get 'Em Back, Fort Worth Paralegal Association Seminar and Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar
Speaking Engagement

In The News
7.08.08 Denyse L. Jones Joins Husch Blackwell Sanders
News Release

Profile Visibility
#658 in weekly profile views out of 9,235 lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri
#109,668 in weekly profile views out of 1,616,413 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Denyse L. Jones

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now