Contact Information
Tel: 314.880.3600 (Main)
Tel: 314-880-3584 (Direct Dial)
Fax: 314.880.3601
Primary Address:

34 N. Meramec Ave., Ste. 600, St. Louis, MO 63105

Practice Areas  
Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2013
Illinois, 2020

Veronica E. Potter

Tel: 314.880.3600 (Main) |

Veronica E. Potter practices primarily in the areas of higher education, litigation, and labor and employment law. Veronica represents colleges, universities, and private employers in education and employment litigation matters. Veronica started her legal career as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in the St. Louis City Circuit Attorney’s Office, where she gained experience in all stages of litigation, including case investigation, discovery, arguing pre-trial motions, and presenting cases to both judges and juries. Prior to joining the firm, Veronica also practiced civil litigation at a large defense firm in St. Louis.

Veronica also works with colleges and universities on matters related to Title IX. Veronica developed experience in the investigation and prosecution of sex crimes, child abuse, and domestic violence cases while working in the Circuit Attorney’s Office’s Special Victim’s Unit. She is trained in trauma-informed interview techniques and forensic interviewing of children, and has experience interviewing victims of trauma.

Veronica also has experience handling appellate matters and has argued before the Missouri Supreme Court and the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals.


J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2013

  • Graduated cum laude
  • Executive Notes and Projects Editor, Journal of Law & Policy
  • Webster Society Scholar
  • Recipient of Equal Justice Works Award and Dean’s Service Award

B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2010

  • Graduated with College Honors in Arts & Sciences
  • Dean’s List

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

Selected Presentations

  • “E-Discovery Essentials,” Presentation to Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis (November 2019)
  • “Student Accommodations in Clinical Settings” MCCA Allied Health Conference (October 2019)
  • “E-Discovery Essentials,” Tueth Keeney Higher Education Seminar (June 2019)
  • “Legal Issues for Student Affairs Professionals,” MCCA Student Services Seminar (March 2019)
  • “E-discovery Myth Busters Brown Bag Lunch CLE” (February 2019)
  • “Title IX Proposed Regulations: Overview and Discussion,” St. Louis Area Title IX Coordinators Roundtable (January 2019)
  • “Legal Update for Student Affairs Professionals: The Latest on Title IX” – MCCA Annual Convention, Chief Student Affairs Officers Meeting (November 2018)
  • “Practical Considerations for E-Discovery or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Metadata,” Tueth Keeney CLE (August 2018)
  • “The Latest News on Title IX,” Tueth Keeney Higher Education Seminar (May 2018)
  • “Title IX Update on Respondents’ Rights,” St. Louis Area Title IX Coordinators Roundtable (April 2018)
  • “Higher Education Law 101: Legal Issues for Student Services Professionals,” Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Student Services Seminar (March 2018)

Selected Publications

  • “Missouri Passes Law Bringing Discovery Rules More in Line with Federal Rules,” 2019 Association of Corporate Counsel Newsletter
  • A Tale of Two States: Challenges to Voter ID Ballot Measures in Missouri and Minnesota, 42 WASH. U. J. L. & POL’Y 203 (2013)

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