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Eliot Markman


St. Louis
314 552 6513 direct

A litigator with experience clerking for three different judges, Eliot assists clients with all phases of litigation in state and federal courts.

Eliot drafts dispositive briefs in support of motions at all phase of litigation, from pre-litigation fact gathering through trial and appeals. Eliot also conducts legal research, assists with discovery and communicates with clients to make sure their litigation goals are met.

With experience in the food and agriculture field, Eliot supports a variety of matters for ag industry clients. Prior to law school, he served as an analyst with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, where he conducted research and drafted standard operating procedures for meat inspectors related to federal regulations. As a summer associate in law school, Eliot worked at a boutique firm that primarily focuses on regulatory matters related to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

During law school, Eliot participated in three ligation-based clinics—the Veterans Legal Clinic, the Child Advocacy Law Clinic and the Unemployment Insurance Clinic—where he chaired trials in Michigan state courts. At Thompson Coburn, Eliot continues his advocacy work by defending tenants in Missouri state courts through the firm's extensive pro bono practice.