- Manufacturing & Transportation
- Business Litigation
- Higher Education
- Consumer Financial Services
- Consumer Fraud Litigation
- Product Liability
- Toxic Tort
|Contact Info||Telephone: 314.480.1682|
|University ||Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., English Literature, with honors, 2001|
|Law School||Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2008; Universiteit Utrecht Law College, Utrecht, Netherlands, European Union Law, 2008|
|Admitted||2008, Missouri; 2008, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 2009, Illinois; 2009, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois|
Professional Associations and Memberships
Illinois State Bar Association
•The Missouri Bar
•U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Pro Bono Panel
As a member of the Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry group, T.R. has represented clients at bench and jury trials in Missouri and Illinois, with experience both as a first chair and as a member of a larger trial team. He also has received favorable results for pro bono and appointed clients, primarily in the area of civil rights claims.
T.R.'s litigation practice is varied, and he has advocated for clients in the areas of general business, financial services, product liability, toxic tort and healthcare. He represents clients of all sizes, from individuals to corporations, and advises them on negotiations, discovery issues and litigation strategies.
As part of his financial services litigation practice, T.R. has handled cases involving breach of contract disputes and creditors' rights issues. His product liability and toxic tort experience includes asbestos, benzene and prescription drug litigation. T.R. also has defended numerous consumer fraud cases and has experience handling commercial litigation matters for various healthcare industry clients.
Before attending law school, T.R. was a detective with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. In this capacity, he also was assigned to the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis.
Kirkwood High School Mock Trial Team, coach, 2009-2011
•Regional Business Council, Young Professionals Network
•Washington University School of Law, alumni volunteer
Represented a bank on several occasions in bench trials involving contract disputes with customers with a favorable outcome.
•Part of defense team that defended proprietary career college in five-week jury trial for consumer fraud claims brought by former students with favorable results.
•Represented property owner in jury trial regarding insurance liability dispute.
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