Omri E. Praiss: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Omri E. Praiss

Partner
St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone314.480.1829

Peer Rating
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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Services
  • Antitrust & Unfair Competition
  • Appellate
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Education Litigation
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1829
Fax: 314.480.1505
http://www.huschblackwell.com/omri-praiss/
 
University University of Michigan, B.S.E., Aerospace Engineering, 1985; University of Michigan, M.S.E., Aerospace Engineering, magna cum laude, 1986; Order of Barristers; Order of the Coif
 
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 1993; Washington University Law Quarterly, Developments Editor
 
Admitted1993, Missouri; 1994, Illinois
 
Biography

Omri is a member of the firm's Financial Services industry team and practices primarily in the area of complex business litigation. He has substantial experience in all aspects of trial practice in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration. He represents clients in class action lawsuits, disputes concerning commercial contracts, patent license agreements and business torts. In addition, Omri has briefed and argued cases in several federal and state courts of appeal. Among his industry representations with favorable results are the following:

· Defended a pharmacy-benefit management company in a commercial dispute challenging various business practices.

· Represented a leader in the grain and transportation industries by obtaining summary judgment on breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and monopolization claims.

· Advised insurance company in a highly contested multistate market conduct examination.

In addition, he has represented healthcare clients in class-action litigation, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) actions and general civil litigation proceedings.

Awards & Recognitions

· Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Professional Associations & Memberships

· American Bar Association

· The Missouri Bar

Civic Involvement

· Clayton Parks & Recreation Commission, 2006-present

· Clayton Recreation, Sports and Wellness Commission. 2008-present

· Clayton School District, Board of Education, 2006-present

Experience

· Represented a large pharmacy-benefit management company in favorable conclusion to a commercial dispute that challenged various business practices.

· Defended a Fortune 500 global provider of technology-based agricultural products against a nationwide class action case claiming price-fixing in violation of the Sherman Act.

· Defended a large pharmacy-benefit management company against a nationwide class action lawsuit and obtained summary judgment in multidistrict ERISA litigation.

· Represented a leader in the grain and transportation industries by obtaining summary judgment on breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and monopolization claims, leading to a favorable settlement.

· Represented a large insurance company in a highly contested multistate market conduct examination that was resolved favorably.

 
ISLN900831650
 


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Omri E. Praiss

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




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