University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law,
Law Review, Staff 1966-1968
University of Missouri-Columbia,
B.A., Political Science, 1963
Product Liability Advisory Council
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
Past Member, National Executive Committee
Defense Research Institute
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
American Board of Trial Advocates
American College of Trial Lawyers
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2005-2021 (by Thomson Reuters)
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2003-2023 (by BL Rankings)
Thompson Coburn LLP
Senior Counsel, 2021-Present
Coburn Croft Managing Partner, 1982-1996
Thompson Coburn Managing Partner, 1996-2002
Jack tries complex cases involving intellectual property, product liability and commercial issues before various state and federal courts.
He is a past chairman of Thompson Coburn and serves as the Firm's general counsel.
Co-Author, “Claims Arising from Chemical Spills: Plaintiffs’ Tricks";
For the Defense, The Environment and the Law, DRI, February 1994
Co-Author, “An Effective Medical Defense: The Key to Toxic Tort Success: Environmental and Toxic Tort Defense";
a special publication of Research Institute, February 1989
Co-Author, “How to Defend Against Three of the Most Difficult Medical Claims in a Toxic Tort Case”;
Environmental and Toxic Tort Defense, a special publication of Defense Research Institute, February 1989
Co-Author, “Distinctive Aspects of Litigation Under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act - An Overview”;
The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 1985
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