Tom Sterchi, a co-founder of the firm, has earned recognition as a 2021 Benchmark Litigation “Local Litigation Star” in Missouri.  

Benchmark Litigation is a guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. The Benchmark Litigation research team conducts extensive interviews with litigators and their clients over a six-month period to identify the leading litigators and firms throughout the United States. During these interviews, researchers examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers. Local litigation stars are attorneys consistently recommended as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers.  

Sterchi has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a “Local Litigation Star” in Missouri for a number of years. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer by numerous other publications, including Best Lawyers® in America, International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers, LMG Life Sciences, Martindale-Hubbell, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences, and more.

Sterchi is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully defended manufacturers of a variety of products, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automobiles, trucks, wheels, tires, heavy equipment, appliances and consumer products in a number of state and federal courts. He has served as national coordinating trial counsel in litigation for numerous products. He currently serves as national trial counsel for a prominent contrast media company. In addition to his product liability practice, Sterchi practices in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation.