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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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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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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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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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 a Tier Two ranking in Commercial Litigation.   In addition, five of our attorneys in St. Louis are included in the Best Lawyers in

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Ian Cooper and Mollie Mohan Win Appeal After Successful Trial

In December of 2018, Ian Cooper and Mollie Mohan won a Judgment for the City of Columbia, Missouri in Boone County Circuit Court.  The case, Sanders v. City of Columbia, involved a former Police Officer for the City who was dismissed following his use of force on a prisoner in a holding cell.   The former Officer filed suit seeking reinstatement, back pay, benefits, and other relief.   A Judge in the Cole County Circuit Court initially ruled in favor

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Eight Tueth Keeney Attorneys are Included in 2019 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2019 badgeWe are proud to announce that eight Tueth Keeney attorneys have been included in the 2019 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.    Michelle Basi, Celynda Brasher, Amy Clendennen, Margaret Hesse, and Kate Nash are all recognized in Schools & Education,

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys and Firm Rank in 2020 Best Lawyers® Edition

Best Law Firms badgeTueth 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 tenth consecutive year. The firm has received a First Tier ranking in Education Law, Employment Law ““ Management, Immigration Law, Litigation ““ Labor & Employment, as well as a Tier Two ranking in Commercial Litigation. The

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Ian Cooper Speaks at the Meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys in Seattle

Ian Cooper was a featured speaker at the meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, in Seattle Washington, on April 5, 2019.  Ian discussed the constitutional framework for evaluating employee political speech on college and university campuses and presented with the General Counsel of the University of Florida, the General Counsel of the University of Northern Arizona, and the Deputy Campus Counsel at the University of California at Berkeley on the topic of

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