Title: President, Managing Member
Company: Reeg Lawyers, LLC
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Kurtis B. Reeg, President and Managing Member at Reeg Lawyers, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.
Amassing nearly four decades of professional experience, Mr. Reeg is an esteemed lawyer who has been serving as the president and managing member of Reeg Lawyers, LLC, in Saint Louis, MO, from 2004 to 2015 and since 2018, where he specializes in the adjudication of toxic torts, products liability, personal injury and insurance litigation. Prior to this appointment, he was the managing partner of the Saint Louis office of Goldberg Segalla, LLP, from 2015 to 2018, a partner of Leritz, Plunkert & Bruning, PC, from 2002 to 2003, a partner of Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP, from 2001 to 2003, and a partner and chairman of the product liability group of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal from 1998 to 2000.
Previously, Mr. Reeg was a managing partner and partner of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, LC, between 1991 and 1998, having previously served the firm as chairman of the tort and insurance group and co-chairman of the litigation department from 1991 to 1998. Likewise, he was a partner of Coburn, Croft & Putzell from 1986 to 1991, having previously been an associate from 1980 to 1986. He commenced his career as a law clerk to the presiding justice of the Fifth District of the Illinois Appellate Court from 1979 to 1980. Alongside his primary endeavors, he was an instructor in legal research and writing at St. Louis University from 1979 to 1980. Civically, he has been on the board of trustees of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center since 2015.
Mr. Reeg holds a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from DePauw University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from St. Louis University. He has been admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Throughout his career, Mr. Reeg has authored and co-authored numerous articles to esteemed journals, such as Super Lawyers Magazine, the Madison-St. Clair Record, the National Forum for Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues Newsletter, the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, and FDCC Quarterly, among others. He has additionally penned a number of books and presented at various conferences regarding toxic torts and environmental law. A member of the Product Liability Advisory Council since 2013, he has also maintained affiliation with the American Bar Association, the Forum on Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues, the Defense Research Institute, the International Association of Defense Council, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the Missouri Bar Association.
As a testament to his professional success, Mr. Reeg has accrued numerous accolades. Named among Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers every year since 2015, he was also named one of the Nation’s Top Mass Tort Litigators in 2017. He has been named an Unsung Hero in Business by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly in 2016 and holds an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Notably, he received the Community Service Recognition Award from the St. Louis Small Business Monthly in 2016.
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