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Ethan Hatch


St. Louis
314 552 6105 direct

Ethan represents major corporations across an array of complex litigation proceedings in state and federal courts nationwide.

Ethan has broad experience representing clients in high-stakes commercial litigation and national class actions. He assists clients with all phases of litigation across a variety of industries, including auto manufacturing and biotechnology. As a litigator, Ethan manages discovery efforts, drafts substantive motions and briefs, and assists with depositions and in-court proceedings.

Before joining Thompson Coburn, Ethan was a litigator at a leading plaintiffs' firm in St. Louis, where he represented clients in complex federal litigation involving financial fraud and abuse and other fiduciary matters, including national ERISA 401(k) and 403(b) class actions. In these matters, Ethan was responsible for drafting substantive briefs and pleadings through all stages of litigation from the commencement of an action, through trial and appeal. Ethan has also worked closely with financial experts in a number of high-profile ERISA fiduciary breach class actions, assisting them in issuing their reports and preparing them for deposition and trial testimony.

Ethan also currently serves as an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law, where he instructs "Introduction to U.S. Law and Methods."

Thompson Coburn Publications

Understanding the importance of recent 403(b) ERISA settlements


What's Next In ERISA 403(b) Litigation
Law360 Expert Analysis March 2019