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Stephen R. Snodgrass

Counsel

, Bryan Cave LLP
St. Louis

Tel

1 314 259 2426

Fax

1 314 552 8426
srsnodgrass@bryancave.com
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Stephen R. Snodgrass

Counsel


St. Louis



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

Phone:

1 314 259 2426

Fax:

1 314 552 8426

email:

srsnodgrass@bryancave.com

Stephen Snodgrass has represented contractors in audits and civil and criminal investigations relating to progress billing, material management, time charging, defective pricing and estimating fraud; represented contractors in negotiations and litigation relating to terminations, both for convenience and for default; represented owners and local government entities in defending construction claims and bid protests; and represented prime contractors in disputes with subcontractors. He also has experience in complex civil litigation covering areas such as securities fraud and ERISA benefits.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar, 1980-present

  • 22nd Judicial Circuit Bar Committee – Special Assistant, 1984

  • American Bar Association – Member, Section of Litigation; Public Contracts Law Section; Securities Litigation Section; and Forum on the Construction Industry

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

  • Missouri Special Assistant Attorney General, 1987-1988

Stephen Snodgrass has represented contractors in audits and civil and criminal investigations relating to progress billing, material management, time charging, defective pricing and estimating fraud; represented contractors in negotiations and litigation relating to terminations, both for convenience and for default; represented owners and local government entities in defending construction claims and bid protests; and represented prime contractors in disputes with subcontractors. He also has experience in complex civil litigation covering areas such as securities fraud and ERISA benefits.

Select Representations

  • McDonnell Douglas Corporation v. SCI Technology, Inc., US District Court, E.D. MO (A-12 subcontractor default termination)
  • Appeal of McDonnell Douglas Corporation under Contract N00019-84-C-0240, ASBCA No. 46582: T-45 claim
  • Bates Utility and Tarlton Corporation v. St. Louis County Water Company, American Arbitration Association, St. Louis, Mo: water plant contractor construction claims
  • Lockheed Corporation v. Itek Division, Litton Industries, Inc., American Arbitration Association, Boston, Mass.: extra work and delay claims of aircraft modification subcontractor
  • McCarthy Brothers Construction Co. v. Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, US District Court, E.D. MO: sewage treatment plant – contractor construction claims
  • Brunson Associates v. Kirkwood School District, American Arbitration Association, St. Louis, Mo.; school district renovation – contractor construction claims
  • Northrop Corporation v. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, US District Court, C.D. CA: aircraft teaming agreement and antitrust dispute
  • Matter of Fabick Corp., US EPA, Kansas City Region: bid protest
  • Selected government contracts counseling experience
  • Navy A-12 program: processed convenience terminations of major subcontractors
  • NASA Space Station Freedom Program: processed convenience terminations of subcontractors; responded to DCAA and NASA proposed disallowances of subcontractor costs and fee (in excess of $100 million for one subcontractor); responded to DCAA proposed disallowance of prime contract settlement costs
  • Responded to DCIS and grand jury investigations of material handling, labor charging and contract pricing issues at several defense contractors

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 1980

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Education

Washington University, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1980

Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 1973

Johns Hopkins University, M.A., 1971

Boston College, A.B., with honors, 1969

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar, 1980-present
  • 22nd Judicial Circuit Bar Committee – Special Assistant, 1984
  • American Bar Association – Member, Section of Litigation; Public Contracts Law Section; Securities Litigation Section; and Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Special Assistant Attorney General, 1987-1988

Practice Specific Experience


Education

  • Washington University, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1980
  • Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 1973
  • Johns Hopkins University, M.A., 1971
  • Boston College, A.B., with honors, 1969

Admissions

  • Missouri, 1980
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri