Lucas J. Ude

Principal
Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501
314-242-5332
314-242-5532

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Lucas Ude is a principal with Brown & James, practicing in the firm’s St. Louis office. Lucas concentrates his practice in the areas of arson and fraud, business and commercial litigation, construction law, employment law, toxic torts, government affairs/municipal law, insurance law, premises and retail liability, product liability, and transportation.

Significant Results

Confidential Arbitration Proceeding (2020). Successfully defended more than $10 million in claims asserted against client in confidential arbitration proceeding involving complex construction liability claims.

Bunge v. Dever Electric (September 18, 2018). Obtained summary judgment on behalf of electrical contractor. Successfully argued statute of limitations defense to claims asserted in lawsuit by virtue of Missouri Borrowing Statute.

Daniel Baumhoff v. Farmers Insurance Company, Inc. (August 2018). Obtained summary judgment on behalf of insurer in case upholding exclusionary provisions of underinsured motorist coverage.

McDonald v. GEICO Gen. Ins. Co., Slip Copy, 2015 WL 4393880 (E.D. Mo. July 16, 2015). Obtained summary judgment on behalf of insurer in case upholding exclusionary provisions of underinsured motorist coverage.

Academic Honors and Activities

Academic Achievement Award for highest grade in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dean’s List

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Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (B.S., with honors, Political Science, 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar Association