Ginger K. Gooch: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Ginger K. Gooch

Springfield,  MO  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Development & Construction
  • Appellate
  • Public-Private Partnerships (P3)
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction & Design
  • Higher Education
Contact InfoTelephone: 417.268.4128
Fax: 417.268.4040
University Order of the Barristers; Order of the Coif
Law SchoolStephens College, B.A., English/Philosophy, Law/Rhetoric, summa cum laude, 1997; University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000; Missouri Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1999-2000
Admitted2000, Missouri; 2001, Arkansas

Professional Associations and Memberships

Arkansas Bar Association

•The Missouri Bar

•Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, secretary, 2009


Ginger works in a variety of areas, including business litigation, education, banking, and appellate law.

Her legal accomplishments include the following:

•Obtaining summary judgment in favor of defendant on plaintiff's claim of failure to provide reasonable accommodation for claimed service animal.

•Obtaining reversal of judgment on appeal on grounds that trial court erred in not submitting issues to jury.

Ginger was born and raised in Springfield. She is a member of Husch Blackwell's Real Estate, Development & Construction industry team.

Awards and Recognitions

Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge, 2012

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Rising Star, 2011-2013

•The Missouri Bar, David J. Dixon Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy, 2007

Missouri Lawyers Weekly, Rising Star, 2012

Missouri Lawyers Weekly, Top 10 Defense Verdicts, 2010

•Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2012

Civic Involvement

American Red Cross, Greater Ozarks Regional Chapter, Board of Directors, 2011-present


The Hon. Ann K. Covington, Missouri Supreme Court, 2000-2001


•Obtained summary judgment in favor of defendant on plaintiff's claim of failure to provide reasonable accommodation for claimed service animal.

•Won summary judgment in favor of employer on employee's claims for tortious interference and malicious prosecution.

•Secured defense verdict after four-day jury trial on plaintiff's claims for nuisance, negligence and trespass from claimed pollution from neighboring business.

•Obtained reversal of judgment on appeal on ground trial court erred in not submitting issues to jury.

•Obtained affirmance on appeal of commission decision that employer properly terminated employee for misconduct in connection with work.

•Appointed by the Supreme Court of Missouri to represent criminal defendant on petition for writ of habeas corpus and obtained release of prisoner after 17 years of imprisonment.

Business Insights

Business Insights

9.23.14 Mo. Courts Mixed on Spousal Guarantees, Springfield Business Journal
Real Estate, Development & Construction

6.30.14 Missouri Changes Interpretation of Discrimination Under Workers, Construction Executive
Real Estate, Development & Construction

1.01.12 MoBarCLE Damages Deskbook, Chapter 23

9.01.06 Warranties, National Association of Women in Construction Seminar, Springfield, Mo.
Speaking Engagement

1.01.05 MoBarCLE Damages Deskbook, Chapter 23, Cumulative Supplement

In The News

10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
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4.23.12 Two Husch Blackwell Partners Honored at Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women's Justice Awards
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10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
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1.03.08 Husch & Eppenberger Names New Members of The Firm


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Office Information

Ginger K. Gooch

901 St. Louis Street, Suite 1800
SpringfieldMO 65806


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