The Bronson Firm, APC


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Meet Steve Bronson

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Biographical Information

Steven M. Bronson was named Public Justice Foundation’s “2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year”. He was also named “2011 Lawyer of the Year” and “2009 Lawyer of the Year Honoree” for the State of Missouri, by Missouri Lawyers Media. He has been recognized as a “Young Attorneys Finalist” in 2012 and “Top Attorneys” semi-finalist in 2013 by The Daily Transcript in San Diego. In 2014 he was selected to Super Lawyers for Missouri. He is in private practice, representing injured consumers and victims. Mr. Bronson represents children exposed to toxic substances, including lead and other toxins. In 2011, the trial of sixteen cases for injuries due to toxic exposure to these chemicals resulted in a verdict of $358.5 Million for the Plaintiffs. At the time it was the largest collectible jury verdict in Missouri state history.

In addition to his private practice, Mr. Bronson volunteers his time to the public interest. In the past few years, he worked on amici briefs to the United States Supreme Court, supporting the positions of the editors of the New England Journal of Medicine in Wyeth v. Levine (click here to read the brief); the American Medical Association, American Cancer Society, and eight other national public health groups in Altria v. Good (click here to read the brief); and forty renowned marine biologists, lead by Jean-Michel Cousteau, in Exxon v. Baker (click here to read the brief). He has also received awards for completing pro bono work in San Diego and serves as Co-Dean at the Keenan Trial Institute.

Education

CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW, San Diego, CA: J.D.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, Madison, WI: B.A. History and Political Science

Professional Experience

Trial Attorney, Alexander v. Fluor Corp. et al., Case No. 22052-09567
Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, Missouri
Jury Verdict: $358,527,186.00

Lead Trial Attorney, Christine Hodge et al. v. Troy Zerna, Case No. 08AB-CC00169
Circuit Court of Franklin County, Missouri
Unanimous Jury Verdict: $89,000,000.00

Class Counsel (Smoger & Associates), In re Wachovia Corp. “Pick-A-Payment” Mortgage Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, Case No. M:09-CV-2015-JF
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Class Action Settlement: $50 Million Cash Fund plus mortgage modifications valued at over $1 Billion

Writer, Exxon Shipping Co. et al. v. Grant Baker, et al.

United States Supreme Court, Docket No. 07-219
Brief of Jean-Michel Cousteau and Other Natural and Social Scientists as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
Writer, Altria Group, Inc. et al. v. Stephanie Good et al.
United States Supreme Court, Docket No. 07-562
Brief of American Medical Association, American Cancer Society, Inc., Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, American Legacy Foundation, American College of Chest Physicians, Oncology Nursing Society, and American Academy of Pediatrics as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

Writer, Wyeth v. Diana Levine
United States Supreme Court, Docket No. 06-1249
Brief of New England Journal of Medicine Editors and Authors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent
Writer, Daniel Raymond Stephenson et al. v. Dow Chemical Company et al.,
Joe Isaacson et al. v. Dow Chemical Company et al.
United States Supreme Court, Docket No. 08-461, 08-460
Petitioners’ Reply to Brief in Opposition
(Certiorari denied)

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