Jim Layton Addressed City Officials Regarding Redistricting in a Webinar Sponsored by the Missouri Municipal League

On August 25, 2021, Jim Layton addressed city officials regarding redistricting in a webinar sponsored by the Missouri Municipal League. Cities and other political subdivisions that elect governing bodies in geographic districts must draw new district lines to reflect the results of the 2020 U.S. Census. The detailed data from the 2020 Census was released
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Legal Presentations, Appellate Practice, 2021, James R. Layton

Tueth Keeney Attorneys Recognized as 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
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Honors and Awards, Ian P. Cooper, James R. Layton, Kate L. Nash, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Jim Layton named to “Power list of Appellate Attorneys”

Missouri Lawyers Weekly has named Tueth Keeney’s Jim Layton to its “Power List of Appellate Attorneys.”  The list was compiled by the Lawyers’ Weekly editorial team, based on appellate opinions, interviews with attorneys and other leaders, and its archive of significant appeals.  Lawyers’ Weekly noted that Jim has argued more than 90 times before the
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Honors and Awards, Appellate Practice, 2021, James R. Layton

Tueth Keeney Attorneys Present for the Association of Corporate Counsel-St. Louis

On December 16, 2020, Melanie Keeney, Mollie Mohan, Jim Layton, Adam Henningsen, and Aigner Carr presented a CLE for the Association of Corporate Counsel-St. Louis on Labor and Employment Law: What to Expect in 2021. Labor and Employment – Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. has successfully represented a number of businesses, large and
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Legal Presentations, 2020, Adam C. Henningsen, Aigner S. Carr, James R. Layton, Melanie Gurley Keeney, Mollie G. Mohan

Tueth Keeney Attorneys And Firm Recognized In 2021 Best Lawyers® Edition

Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, PC has been recognized regionally as a “Best Law Firm” in St. Louis, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, for the eleventh consecutive year. The firm has received a First Tier ranking in Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Immigration Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, as well as
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Honors and Awards, 2020, Amy Clendennen, Ian P. Cooper, James R. Layton, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Jim Layton Leads American Academy of Appellate Lawyers Task Force on Remote Oral Argument

Appellate advocacy has changed quickly and dramatically since the arrival of COVID-19, with courts across the country using audio and video links to hold oral arguments electronically. This week, even the U.S Supreme Court joined the movement, holding its very first telephone oral arguments—which included questions from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from her hospital room,
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Appellate Practice, 2020, James R. Layton

Jim Layton Trains Government Lawyers Nationwide On Remote Appellate Arguments

Jim Layton, who leads Tueth Keeney’s appellate practice group, presented “Preparing to Argue to Appellate Judges, From Your Home to Theirs: Remote Appellate Advocacy in the Wake of COVID-19.” Attending—by video feed—were 565 lawyers from 46 states and three U.S. territories; others have since watched a recording of the program. The program was presented by
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Legal Presentations, Appellate Practice, 2020, James R. Layton

Tueth Keeney’s Jim Layton Urges Missouri Supreme Court to Preserve Sovereign Immunity for Political Subdivisions, Such as School Districts and Counties

Today Jim Layton of Tueth Keeney filed a brief for the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (MoDL) as amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) in the Missouri Supreme Court in Moore v. Bi-State. The question before the Court is whether caps on damages that apply to most Missouri political subdivisions—such as school districts and counties—apply
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Appellate Practice, 2020, James R. Layton

Tueth Keeney Presents Annual Association of Corporate Counsel CLE Program

Tueth Keeney partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis on November 22, 2019 for its annual CLE luncheon. This year’s presentation was titled: “What’s New and on the Horizon in Employment Law.” The presentation was well attended and covered a variety of topics in employment law. Margaret Hesse and Jim Layton presented
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Legal Presentations, Labor and Employment, Immigration Law, 2019, Diane E. Metzger, James R. Layton, Jenna M. Lakamp, Kristine Nazir, Mandi D. Moutray, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney, Veronica E. Potter