Member Profile: Richard P. Sher

Richard P. Sher
Sher Corwin Winters LLC
The Plaza at Clayton
190 Carondelet, Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63105
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Tel: (314) 499-5216
Fax: (314) 721-5201
Website: www.scwstl.com

MO Chapter: www.MissouriMediators.org

Richard P. Sher regularly travels out of state to Illinois, Indiana

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Special Master

 

Richard P. Sher has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Admiralty
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Appellate
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Biotech
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
EEOC
Education
Eminent Domain
Employment
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Industrial
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Police
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Taxation
Technology
Title Disputes
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Mr. Sher is a founding member of the St. Louis law firm of Sher Corwin Winters LLC, where he maintains a broad practice in civil trial matters and alternative dispute resolution.  Mr. Sher's practice involves the representation of clients before state and federal trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals and in alternative dispute resolution processes in virtually all areas of commercial disputes, including corporate, real estate, securities, anti-trust, financial institutions, insurance, construction and products liability. He has handled and tried cases across the country for a wide spectrum of clients, ranging from publicly held companies and government agencies to small businesses and individuals.  Mr. Sher has been extensively involved in bar activities at both the local and national levels.  He is a frequent writer and lecturer on litigation issues and alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Sher also regularly serves as a neutral, having served as mediator in over 1,600 cases and as arbitrator in over 100 cases, and represents clients in mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes.

In addition to serving as a neutral and representing clients in mediation, Mr. Sher counsels clients on the use of mediation and other ADR techniques and the development of formal programs for the use of these processes.  He has also made numerous presentations to corporate law departments and insurance claims departments on these subjects.

EDUCATION:

Mr. Sher is a graduate, with honors, of Northwestern University (1972) and of the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law (1974), where he received his J.D. degree, with distinction, was elected to the Order of Bench and Robe and was a member of Law Review and Articles Editor of The Urban Lawyer.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Missouri Supreme Court Commission on ADR
  • Association of Attorney-Mediators, 1994 - Present (President, St. Louis Chapter)
    Member, National Board of Directors (1995-1997)
  • American Bar Association (Litigation Section; Securities Litigation Committee; ADR Committee)
  • Missouri Bar, ADR Committee
  • American Arbitration Association (Panel of Arbitrators; Panel of Mediators; Mediation Advisory Committee)
  • Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, 1997 (Advisor, Pilot Mediation Program)
  • Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, 1994 - 1995 (Member, Implementation Committee, Court ADR Program)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1994 (Advisor,  Court ADR Program)

Rates

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