James “Jay” Redd Rejoins Lathrop Gage Business Litigation Team


St. Louis, MO (July 30, 2018) – Lathrop Gage is pleased to welcome back James “Jay” Redd as a Business Litigation Associate in the firm’s St. Louis, Mo., office.

Redd’s business litigation and complex commercial litigation experience includes a variety of civil actions concerning creditors’ rights, defense of product liability claims, defense of professional liability claims, and employment matters relating to non-compete agreements and the enforcement of similar restrictive covenants.

Redd previously served as an attorney with a plaintiffs’ firm in St. Louis, Mo., where he worked on complex litigation matters that focused primarily on high-stakes ERISA class actions and other fiduciary breach litigation matters. From 2013 – 2016, Redd served as an Associate at Lathrop Gage, where he represented businesses in litigated and non-litigated disputes involving creditors’ rights, employment claims, product liability claims, and claims brought under state and federal consumer protection statues.

Redd received his juris doctor from Washington University School of Law, 2013, where he was an Associate Editor of the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy and an Executive Board member of the Black Law Students Association. Prior to practicing law, Redd worked as a management consultant in Chicago where he performed operational and technical due diligence for private equity firms evaluating target companies in the healthcare, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. Redd received his B.A. in Economics from DePauw University, 2008, where he was on the Men’s Varsity Soccer team.

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