Washington University School of Law,
Washington University Global Studies Law Review
Thomas F. Eagleton Scholar
Washington University in St. Louis,
B.A. Psychology and African American Studies
Minor in Women and Gender Studies
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
Missouri USDC, Western District
US Ct Appeals, 8th Circuit (Covers AR, IA, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
National Bar Association
Missouri and Kansas City Super Lawyers "Rising Star, 2016-Present
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Top Defense Verdicts, 2017
Recognized for largest defense win of the year, Larsen v. Philip Morris
Outstanding Achievement in Practice, 2017
Recognized by the Black Law Students Association of Washington University in St. Louis
The American Inns of Court, 2015-Present
Selected as one of 24 associate members of The Theodore McMillian Inn of Court chapter
Leadership 100 Cohort of Regional Business Council's Young Professionals Network, 2013-Present
FOCUS St. Louis, 2015
The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2015
Recognized as one of 40 young lawyers in Missouri for career achievements
Coro™ Women in Leadership Class 63
Selected as one of 16 members of a 5-month leadership program
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Women's Safe House
Board of Directors
Regional Business Council's Young Professionals Network (YPN)
YPN Steering Committee Member
Washington University Alumni & Parents Admission Program
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Young Lawyers' Division)
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of St. Louis County
Friends of CASA, Member
Felicia practices in the Firm's Business Litigation group and also works in advertising, marketing and promotions.
Felicia recently first chaired a multiday jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in a case involving constitutional protection issues. She also successfully briefed and argued a case before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. She served as the sole Firm associate for two multimillion dollar jury trials and helped secure 11-1 jury verdicts for both a major pharmaceuticals company and a major tobacco company. She helped defend a long-standing financial services client's victory on appeal to the Eighth Circuit, resulting in an affirmance of the district court's summary judgment award.
Commercial Litigation Practice
Felicia represents clients in complex commercial litigation, including class actions, contract disputes, business torts, unfair business practices, and loan-related disputes. She aggressively defends clients in a number of industries, including pharmaceuticals, financial services, telecommunications services, tobacco, transit, and a variety of private business owners. She handles all aspects of litigation - from discovery through trial and appeal - and works closely with her clients to achieve a successful result.
Advertising, Marketing and Promotions Sub-practice
Felicia has extensive experience in sweepstakes and contest laws - both domestically and internationally, and specifically Canadian law. Felicia counsels clients daily on official rules and compliance issues for sweepstakes, contests and other business promotions. She is a regular contributor to the Firm's Sweepstakes Law Blog.
Felicia serves as a member of Thompson Coburn's Diversity Committee and actively participates in the Firm's diversity initiatives, including recruitment and mentoring.
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