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We are real trial lawyers—with a formidable reputation in the most active plaintiffs’ jurisdictions in the Midwest, particularly Madison and St. Clair Counties, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. Experience trying a broad variety of cases across many industries, backed by HeplerBroom’s exceptional staff and technology, provide optimal value for any litigation need.

HeplerBroom also engages in a broad business practice. Sophisticated business lawyers resolve corporate law, business formation and entity planning, merger and acquisition, governance, commercial contract, intellectual property, employment, distribution and franchise, compliance, estate planning, and state and local government law matters.

Our Practice Areas

We serve clients in over 30 practice areas. View Litigation or Corporate Services.


Gordon R. Broom, Partner

Gordon R. Broom Partner

Mr. Broom focuses his practice on trials involving practically every area of personal and bodily injury litigation, including lawsuits involving the Structural Work Act, medical malpractice, products liability, maritime law, as well as general negligence.

Mr. Broom has represented clients in Illinois, including Ameren, Allstate, Sprint, Cincinnati Insurance Company, Cassens Corporation and Piasa Motor Fuels.

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Meadows, Gary A., Partner

Gary A. Meadows, Partner

Mr. Meadows' experience covers many areas in litigation, including personal injury, product liability, class action, and employment litigation. He primarily focuses his practice on professional liability and insurance law.

Mr. Meadows has represented clients in Illinois and Missouri, including Ameren, Cincinnati Insurance Company, Cassens    Transport Company, and Piasa Motor Fuels.

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Hentz, Kurt A. Partner

Kurt A. Hentz Partner

Mr. Hentz focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including, Personal injury defense, General negligence, Insurance, and Commercial litigation. Mr. Hentz has represented clients primarily in Missouri. Clients include utility companies, insurance companies, small and mid-sized companies and individuals.

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David G. Kowert, Partner

David G. Kowert Partner

David exclusively defends employers and insurers in Missouri and Illinois workers' compensation claims. He has handled literally hundreds of claims from initial investigation to resolution, including disputed permanent total disability claims, heart attacks, operated back injuries, repetitive trauma cases (carpal tunnel syndrome), drug and safety violations, and fraudulent claims.

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Wilson, Thomas H.

Thomas H. Wilson Partner

Mr. Wilson is a partner of the firm. He is a trial attorney with a primary emphasis in litigation, including public utility, banking, insurance, construction, civil rights and employment, intellectual property, trust and estate, as well as the defense of personal injury claims including malpractice and general tort liability lawsuits. Mr. Wilson has   tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to    verdict in both the state and federal courts    of Illinois.

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