Practical Expertise For Complex Business Litigation And Transactions

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Henry F. Luepke III

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Henry F. Luepke III is a civil trial attorney who for more than thirty years has directed and managed hundreds of lawsuits in Missouri's state and federal courts. He has represented a broad and diverse range of clients in disputes and claims arising out of contracts, real estate transactions, insurance, business relationships, personal injury, and civil rights. He is committed to breaking down complex issues and conflicts and communicating his analysis to internal and external stakeholders in clear language and in a fashion that best serves his clients' goals and interests, including when providing them advice or counsel and at mediation, arbitration, trial, and on appeal.


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame
    • B.A. - 1987
    • Honors: With Honors

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Mock Trial Coach, Pattonville H.S.
  • Board Chairman, St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute


  • Tortious Interference with Covenants Not to Compete,” Journal of the Missouri Bar, March-April , 2010
  • "How to Draft and Enforce a Liquidated Damages Clause in Missouri”, Journal of the Missouri Bar, November-December, 2005
  • Missouri’s Valued Policy Statutes”, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, January, 2004
  • Promissory Estoppels and the Statute of Frauds in Missouri”, Journal of The Missouri Bar, May-June, 2003
  • Theories of Recovery in Computer Cases”, St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer , 1993
  • Pre-trial Detention in the U.S.”, Preventative Detention, Frankowski and Shelton, Editors, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1992
  • Community for Creative Non-Violence v. Reid: Securing the Independent Contractor’s Copyright”, 34 St. Louis U. L. J. 363 Winter, 1990

Professional Associations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Bar Association for Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri civil trial and Appellate Courts

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1991
  • Illinois, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • Supreme Court of Missouri

Current Employment Position

  • Partner