Benjamin R. Askew

Benjamin R. Askew

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
 | 800 Market Street, Suite 1700
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-241-2929
Fax: 314-241-2029
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Ben is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.  He focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes and patent litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country.  Ben’s clients have ranged from small businesses and individuals to Fortune 500 companies, and he has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants.  Therefore, he understands his adversary’s strategies in each case.

Ben's wide array of business litigation experience includes antitrust, breach of contract, unfair business practices, fraud, tortious interference and other business torts.  His intellectual property practice includes patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition litigation in district courts nationwide.  Prior to joining The Simon Law Firm, P.C., Ben was an associate attorney at one of the largest law firms in St. Louis.

While attending The George Washington University School of Law, Ben interned with the Office of Inspector General for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, served on the Student Bar Association, and was a Vice President of GWU’s Street Law program.  At Truman State University, Ben was named a Pershing Scholar, played on the Truman tennis team, and was selected to join the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity.

About Benjamin Askew

Admitted: 2006, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.simonlawpc.com/meet-our-attorneys/benjamin-r-ask...

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • United Way of Greater St. Louis, Young Leadership Society
  • St. Louis Sports Commission Associates 

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Truman State University, 2002
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Office Location for Benjamin R. Askew

800 Market Street
Suite 1700
St. Louis, MO 63101

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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