Ian Cooper And Jenna Lakamp Win Novel Age Discrimination Case For Southern Illinois University

Ian Cooper and Jenna Lakamp have won a case brought under the Age Discrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting age discrimination against students by universities and other recipients of federal funds. The case was brought by a former student in Southern Illinois University’s Nurse Anesthetist graduate program in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. 

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Tueth Keeney Recognized for Outstanding Policies and Practices for Women in Sixth Annual “Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard”

The Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis (WFSTL) announced the results from its sixth annual Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard initiative, which evaluates employment practices of organizations in the St. Louis region. The Scorecard is the area’s only initiative incentivizing and educating employers to create workplaces where women can thrive. This year, WFSTL is recognizing St. Louis area employers that demonstrated excellence in four areas of workplace gender equity – leadership, compensation, flexible work policies, and recruitment and retention.

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Ian Cooper Wins Breach of Contract Case for Truman State University

On March 7, 2023, Judge Matthew Wilson of the Circuit Court of Adair County, Missouri entered Judgment in favor Truman State University in an action filed by a former faculty member at the University.   The Plaintiff, Luke Amoroso, claimed that the University breached its contractual obligations to him by failing to provide him a hearing prior to non-renewing his appointment.   Plaintiff asserted breach of contract and breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing claims in

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Mollie Mohan, Veronica Potter, and Ian Cooper Win MHRA Jury Trial for Lincoln University

On March 1, 2023, Judge Jon Beetem of the Circuit Court of Cole County entered Judgment for Lincoln University following a five-day jury trial between January 22 and 30, 2023.   Judge Beetem directed a verdict for Defendant, Lincoln University, on all of Plaintiff’s claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act.   The Plaintiff, Jim Marcantonio, was employed by the University as its Director of Human Resources for 18 years.   Plaintiff claimed in his lawsuit that he was subjected

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Cites Luke Phillips

We are excited to announce that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has cited an important article published by our very own Luke Phillips, associate at Tueth Keeney!   Justice Gorsuch, in his spirited dissent from the Court’s denial of certiorari in Buffington v. McDonough, Secretary of the Veterans Affairs, 598 U.S. __ (2022), cited Luke’s article titled Chevron in the States? Not So Much, that was published in the Mississippi Law Journal in

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5 Tueth Keeney Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt P.C. is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. “Best Lawyers was founded more than 40 years ago to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of top legal professionals,” says Best Lawyers CEO Phil Greer. “We are proud to continue

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Margaret Hesse Honored with Missouri Lawyer”™s Weekly Women”™s Justice Award

Since 1999, the Women’s Justice Awards have celebrated extraordinary women lawyers, law students, rising stars, public officials and others in recognition of the standards of professional excellence they”™ve set for their peers. They recognize women across Missouri who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession. The awards reach out to women in various segments of the legal community, including the bar,

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Mollie Mohan Interviewed for ELA Employment Matters Podcast on International Women’s Day

Tueth Keeney attorney, Mollie Mohan, was interviewed for ELA‘s Episode 365 of the Employment Matters podcast on March 8th, International Women’s Day.   Mollie discussed legal issues impacting women, including the U.S. women’s soccer team settlement, Equal Pay Act claims, and pending cases before the US Supreme Court.


Mollie G. Mohan practices primarily in the areas of labor & employment, litigation, and higher education. Mollie represents colleges, universities, and private employers in labor and employment

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers and Ian Cooper Named St. Louis Labor and Employment Litigation Lawyer of the Year!

Tueth Keeney is proud to announce that Ian Cooper has been named the 2022 St. Louis Lawyer of the Year in Labor and Employment Litigation! Margaret Hesse, Melanie Keeney, Jim Layton, and Kate Nash were also recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers publication. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers ® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal

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Mollie Mohan Appointed to Joint Commission on Women in the Profession

Tueth Keeney is proud to announce that Shareholder Mollie Mohan has been appointed by the Missouri Bar Board of Governors to the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession for a two-year term. More information can be found here.   Congratulations, Mollie!


Mollie G. Mohan practices primarily in the areas of labor & employment, litigation, and higher education. Mollie represents colleges, universities, and private employers in labor and employment matters. Prior to joining the firm,

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