The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ Women in the Legal Profession Section has elected Baker Sterchi’s Brandy Simpson as its 2021-2022 Chair-Elect. Simpson previously served as Secretary from 2020-2021. BAMSL’s WILP Section was established in 1980 to promote and enhance women in the legal field professionally, personally and within their community.

Simpson serves as the Women’s Affinity Group Liaison to Baker Sterchi’s Diversity Committee for the Belleville and St. Louis offices and is a frequent author on issues affecting women in the legal profession. She organized the firm’s first Women in the Law CLE for St. Louis area legal professionals in 2019, which has since evolved into an annual event.

Simpson’s practice is primarily focused on medical malpractice defense. She also defends premises liability, personal injury, and products liability matters.  She has extensive experience representing physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and insurance companies. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton in 2008, and her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2005.  She is licensed to practice in the state courts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia and the federal courts for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern District of Kentucky, and Southern District of West Virginia.