Washington University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 2015
Articles Editor, Washington University Law Review
First Place, ABA Negotiation Competition
Honor Scholar Award, Dean’s List Award
University of Notre Dame,
B.A., Political Science and History, cum laude, 2011
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Past Board Member, Young Lawyers Division
Past Chair, Read Across American Program
The Missouri Bar
2018 Award of Merit, BAMSL Young Lawyers Division
Thompson Coburn LLP
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Adjunct Professor of Law, 2018-Present
Schlichter, Bogard & Denton
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."
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