Steven D. Hall works on a variety of litigation matters, particularly in the area of commercial litigation, title insurance, banking, health care, civil rights, real estate, and construction. Steven has experience representing corporations and their officers, directors, and employees as well as individuals in commercial disputes, malpractice lawsuits, criminal and civil enforcement actions, and internal investigations.
Additionally, Steven has defended companies and individuals in grand jury investigations and post-indictment proceedings relating to health care fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy charges. He also represents individuals and companies in commercial and complex litigation and class action.
Steven has expertise in e-discovery matters and regularly advises clients on technological matters arising in the litigation discovery process, upon receipt of a subpoena, and in the formulation of corporate data retention policies. Additionally, Steven has been previously included in Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars® (2014), and he has been repeatedly include on Missouri Bar Association’s “Wall of Fame” for his pro bono work.
Steven has a long history of providing counsel to court-appointed clients and working for pro bono clients and pro bono agencies, including the Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Federal Court Legal Advice Clinic. Prior to law school, Steven worked for various community advocacy agencies on projects concerning criminal justice issues, including efforts associated with The City Mission Society, The American Friends Service Committee, and Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty. During his studies at divinity school, Steven worked on issues related to health care at The Pope John Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and as a mental health counselor. After college, Steven also worked on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator John C. Danforth.
Steven helps to resolve disputes for school districts confronting civil rights claims, construction disputes, and tax-related issues. Steven recently led a successful effort to defend school districts in a class action lawsuit that challenged the schools’ enforcement of immunization protocols established by the state. Steven also regularly works to assist school districts in dispute that arise during construction projects. He defends schools against claims brought by general contractors and subcontractors, and he works to ensure that construction contractors perform as they are obligated under the terms of their contracts with the schools and in accordance with state law. Finally, Steven has represented school districts to ensure that they receive their rightful allocation of tax revenues and proper notifications of tax-related proceedings that affect the districts’ budget planning.
Areas of Practice:
- Commercial Litigation
Bar and Court Admissions:
- Missouri Bar
- Illinois Bar
- Kansas Bar (pending)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits
- U.S. District Courts (various)
- College of the Ozarks, B.S., summa cum laude
- Harvard University, M.Div.
- Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude
- American Bar Association
- Missouri Bar
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis