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Brian Lamping


St. Louis
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Brian is a business litigator representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation and internal compliance issues across many industries.

As a commercial litigator, Brian has extensive experience litigating business disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, trade secrets, and noncompete agreements.  He also represents companies in a variety of governmental investigations.

Brian has substantial experience representing owners involved in intra-corporate disputes, including shareholder litigation and close-corporation control matters.  He litigates these matters in state and federal courts throughout Missouri, Illinois, and elsewhere, as well as in arbitration.  Additionally, Brian is an experienced appellate lawyer, handling cases in numerous state and federal appellate courts.

Brian's diverse practices also includes work with construction clients, where he focuses on industry-specific, proactive, and cost-effective support.  He handles preliminary contract negotiations between contractors and developers, establishing protections in connection with defects in construction projects, and negotiates commercial leases.

When handling labor and employment litigation matters, Brian resolves highly sensitive allegations of discrimination and harassment that often stem from the employer-employee relationship.  His sophisticated experience also includes representing employers in the enforcement of non-compete agreements as well as trade secret theft investigations.

In addition to his extensive business litigation experience, Brian works closely with the Firm's Health Care practice group.  A trusted advisor, Brian represents regional and national health care providers, including hospitals and health care systems, on matters including False Claims Act litigation, commercial and real estate litigation, internal investigations, and payor disputes.

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