Jeffrey B. Hunt

Jeff Hunt is a trial attorney and litigator with over 30 years of experience in state and federal courts and in arbitration tribunals. Jeff has successfully defended numerous businesses (large and small) and individuals. Jeff’s practice includes defense of medical providers and maritime, computer software, zoning, and shareholder disputes. Additionally, Jeff has experience in intellectual property litigation including infringement cases. Most recently, Jeff was lead counsel for a local landfill operator in its five-plus year fight in both the administrative and courtroom arenas to obtain a permit to build and operate a trash transfer station in South St. Louis County. Prior to attending law school, Jeff was a disc jockey on several radio stations back East. Jeff has a background in journalism, marketing, public relations and advertising. In addition to his practice, he has taught research and writing and pretrial practice at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. Jeff is an active speaker and presenter at local and national attorney and business meetings.

Areas of Practice

  • General trial and appellate practice
  • Business disputes
  • Commercial litigation
  • Maritime litigation
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Zoning and boundary disputes
  • Personal injury
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Copyright and trademark infringement

Admitted to Practice

  • Missouri, 1983
  • Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1983

Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsSM

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1983
  • With highest distinction
  • Marshall University, Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science, magna cum laude, 1980

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Past leadership in Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association

Relevant Representation

  • Representing an international computer software firm against multiple claims of fraud, breach of contract, and tortious interference in a ten-week trial in federal court and on appeal
  • Representing maritime insurance broker in a negligence claim for alleged failure to write coverage for vessels in a six-week trial in Mississippi
  • Representing a products manufacturer in nationwide subrogation claims in California, Texas, and Florida
  • Representing landfill operator and trash transfer station through regulatory, administrative, trial, and appellate process
  • Representing ladder manufacturer in trials throughout the state against claims that the ladders were manufactured defectively
  • Representing medical providers in both medical malpractice suits and products liability suits (medical devices), and trying cases throughout the state including in Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Hannibal, Liberty, and other circuit courts
  • Representing businesses (corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies) and individuals in shareholder dissenting and derivative lawsuits

 

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