Bridget Halquist

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Summers Compton Wells LLC
8909 Ladue Rd
St. Louis, MO 63124
Phone: 314-991-4999
Fax: 314-991-2413
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Business Litigation (40%), Employment Litigation: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Bridget L. Halquist is a partner/member at Summers Compton Wells LLC, where she concentrates her practice on business litigation, contracts, and employment law, representing clients in a wide variety of commercial and workplace disputes. Bridget has successfully provided counseling and litigation services to clients in matters involving tortious interference with a contract or business expectancy, trade secret misappropriation, whistleblowing, employment contracts and severance negotiations, and discrimination claims under federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. Bridget received her law degree from Saint Louis University, where she was the winner of the school’s 1998 Moot Court Competition. She was also a recipient of the Judge Robert G. Dowd, Sr. Appellate Advocacy Award and a member of the National Moot Court Team. Bridget served as a law clerk to the Honorable Henry Edward Autrey, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Missouri. Following her federal clerkship, Bridget dedicated her practice to civil litigation and employment law and authored several articles for the Missouri Employment Law Letter, a publication committed to helping its readers understand new employment laws, regulations, and court decisions. In 2014, Bridget was appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to serve as a bar exam grader for the Missouri Board of Law Examiners, where she continues to serve today.

About Bridget Halquist

Admitted: 1999, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.summerscomptonwells.com/bridget-l-halquist.html

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section

Honors/Awards

  • Winner, Saint Louis University School of Law Moot Court Competition, 1998
  • Judge Robert G. Dowd, Sr. Appellate Advocacy Award, 1998
  • National Moot Court Team, 1998

Verdicts/Settlements

  • In case of age discrimination against large foreign chemical corporation, Bridget Halquist and Ken Chackes obtain confidential settlement amount., 2010
  • Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement amount in case of age discrimination against printing company., 2010
  • Bridget Halquist executes on default judgment and garnishes bank account of Fortune 500 company on behalf of victim of race discrimination and retaliation., 2010
  • Bridget Halquist initiates lawsuit against St. Louis Board of Education on behalf of 37 unlawfully outsourced employees., 2010
  • In discrimination case against a national discount store chain, Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement amount on behalf of disabled employee., 2010
  • Bridget Halquist wins default judgment against Fortune 500 company in case of race discrimination and retaliation., 2009
  • Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement amount in case of race discrimination and failure to promote against prescription services company., 2009
  • Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement amount in case of workers' compensation retaliation against national medical device company., 2009
  • In case of retaliation/whistleblowing against large area hospital, Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement on behalf of hospital technician., 2010
  • On behalf of victim of age discrimination, Bridget Halquist obtains confidential settlement amount in case against airline company., 2010
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Office Location for Bridget Halquist

8909 Ladue Rd
St. Louis, MO 63124

Last Updated: 6/29/2021

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