ALFA International Welcomes Back Brown & James, P.C. in St. Louis and Belleville, Illinois

October 6, 2023

ALFA International (ALFAI) is thrilled to announce the return of Brown & James, P.C. as its member firm in St. Louis, Missouri, and Belleville, Illinois, effective August 8, 2023. After a brief hiatus, this dynamic law firm is rekindling its alliance with ALFAI, reinforcing ALFAI’s commitment to offering unparalleled legal expertise and representation.

Brown & James, P.C., a prominent Midwestern firm, has a deep bench of seasoned trial attorneys who excel in litigation, appeals and insurance coverage matters. With a recognized history of courtroom victories, the firm’s unique advantage lies in delivering effective, efficient and experienced representation bolstered by unwavering strength and confidence.

Brown & James has named Steve Schwartz, Dan Sanchez and Agota Peterfy as its Contact Partners in St. Louis, Missouri, and Denise Baker-Seal and Tucker Blaser as its Contact Partners in Belleville, Illinois. In addition, the firm will be involved in the Construction, Future Leaders, Hospitality & Retail, Labor & Employment, Product Liability & Complex Torts, Professional Liability, Women’s Initiative and Workers’ Compensation Practice Groups.

Steve Schwartz, a frequent speaker at ALFAI events, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “For 33 years, Brown & James has considered ALFAI to be one of the firm’s most important assets. ALFAI has the best culture and business model based on the age-old marketing strategy: if you help others, they will help you. We are happy to be back in the network and eager to continue building relationships with ALFAI attorneys throughout the network.”

ALFAI’s CEO, Jessica Zaroski Bauer, echoed the sentiment: “We are delighted to welcome back our trusted colleagues and friends from Brown & James into the ALFAI network. Our enduring partnership with Brown & James will certainly yield benefits for the entire network for years to come.”

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Office Locations and Phone Numbers

800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101
P: 314.421.3400

525 West Main Street
Suite 200
Belleville, IL 62220
P: 618.235.5590