We are trial lawyers at Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin PC. Trial work is what we do, and we do it well.

Our attorneys have successfully tried and arbitrated significant matters throughout the United States, including numerous multi-million dollar disputes. Skill, energy, passion for excellence, thorough preparation and unwavering commitment to our clients have produced exceptional results.

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SAKG Convinces Court of Appeals that Application of Punitive Damages Cap was Unconstitutional; Wins Reinstatement of Jury’s Full Punitives Award

After SAKG secured a jury award of over $6 million on behalf of its client, All Star Awards and Ad Specialties (including $5.5 million in punitive damages), the trial court cut punitive damages by roughly $3 million based on the limits imposed by RSMo. 510.265.1.  SAKG argued on appeal that this statutory cap violated All […]

SAKG Assists With University’s Confidential Personnel Investigation

Jim Griffin and Brent Coverdale recently completed an investigation on behalf of a University client into potential misconduct by personnel in an NCAA Division 1 athletic department. Given the time-sensitive nature of such matters, SAKG stepped in to promptly review materials and interview witnesses, then provide findings and recommendations to the University regarding what happened […]

Rachel Smith Joins SAKG’s Transportation, Commercial and Health Care Litigation Practices

SAKG is pleased to announce that Rachel Smith has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Rachel will focus her practice in transportation litigation, health care litigation, and commercial litigation. Before joining the firm, Rachel served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ortrie D. Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Western District […]

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