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Stephen G. Strauss

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
St. Louis

Tel

1 314 259 2444

Fax

1 314 552 8444
sgstrauss@bryancave.com
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Stephen G. Strauss

Partner


St. Louis



One Metropolitan Square
211 North Broadway, Suite 3600
St. Louis, Missouri 63102-2750

Phone:

1 314 259 2444

Fax:

1 314 552 8444

email:

sgstrauss@bryancave.com

Stephen Strauss is an accomplished trial lawyer with cases tried to verdict in 10 states and numerous federal courts. Mr. Strauss’ litigation and trial practice focuses on complex product liability and commercial matters, including class actions, Multi-District Litigation (MDL), mass torts and consumer fraud claims. He also handles Media and First Amendment issues and is a former working journalist, as well as a Journalism and Media Law instructor. He has extensive experience with civil and product liability litigation, including auto manufacturers, power tool companies, gas and electrical appliances and valves, and industrial machinery; as well as their related component part manufacturers. Mr. Strauss also has managed mass tort litigation and has significant experience working with epidemiologists, pathologists, oncologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and other scientists and medical specialists that provide crucial support and testimony in complex product liability and medical device cases. He has handled cases as lead attorney and as part of an experienced Bryan Cave trial team and also is regularly involved in work as part of a national trial team in conjunction with other top U.S. law firms.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis – Bench and Bar Committee (1995-present)
  • Defense Research Institute - Drug and Device Law

  • Missouri Bar – Media Law Committee (1989-present); Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Committee (1999-present)

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2013

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. E. Richard Webber, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1996-1998

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Duane Benton, Missouri Supreme Court, 1993-1994

  • University of Missouri School of Journalism – Broadcast News Instructor, 1989-1996

  • University of Missouri Tiger Scholarship Fund

  • The Employment Connection

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association

  • CYC, Coaching Youth Soccer, Baseball, Basketball

Stephen Strauss is an accomplished trial lawyer with cases tried to verdict in 10 states and numerous federal courts. Mr. Strauss’ litigation and trial practice focuses on complex product liability and commercial matters, including class actions, Multi-District Litigation (MDL), mass torts and consumer fraud claims. He also handles Media and First Amendment issues and is a former working journalist, as well as a Journalism and Media Law instructor. He has extensive experience with civil and product liability litigation, including auto manufacturers, power tool companies, gas and electrical appliances and valves, and industrial machinery; as well as their related component part manufacturers. Mr. Strauss also has managed mass tort litigation and has significant experience working with epidemiologists, pathologists, oncologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and other scientists and medical specialists that provide crucial support and testimony in complex product liability and medical device cases. He has handled cases as lead attorney and as part of an experienced Bryan Cave trial team and also is regularly involved in work as part of a national trial team in conjunction with other top U.S. law firms.

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 1996

Illinois, 2003

United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Western District of Arkansas, Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, District of Kansas, Northern District of Mississippi, and District of Nebraska

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1995

University of Missouri-Columbia, B.J., 1989

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis – Bench and Bar Committee (1995-present)
  • Defense Research Institute - Drug and Device Law
  • Missouri Bar – Media Law Committee (1989-present); Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Committee (1999-present)

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2013
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. E. Richard Webber, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1996-1998
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Duane Benton, Missouri Supreme Court, 1993-1994
  • University of Missouri School of Journalism – Broadcast News Instructor, 1989-1996
  • University of Missouri Tiger Scholarship Fund
  • The Employment Connection
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • CYC, Coaching Youth Soccer, Baseball, Basketball

Education

  • University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1995
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.J., 1989

Admissions

  • Missouri, 1996
  • Illinois, 2003
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Western District of Arkansas, Central, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, District of Kansas, Northern District of Mississippi, and District of Nebraska