Brittany L. Newell

Brittany L. Newell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Schools & Education Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Mickes O'Toole, LLC
 | 12444 Powerscourt Drive, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-878-5600
Fax: 314-878-5607
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Schools & Education (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Brittany has extensive litigation experience in numerous areas of law including personal injury, property matters, employment law, and education law. She has focused her career in defending clients in these areas, having represented all types of clients from individuals and small businesses to large corporations and school districts. Brittany has experience with all phases of litigation including fact gathering, case analysis, taking and defending depositions, preparing and arguing motions, alternative dispute resolution, trial preparation, and trial. She has litigated matters in both Missouri and Illinois state and federal courts.  

In conjunction with practicing law, Brittany has volunteered her time in a number of ways. For several years she served as a firm chair for the local Motion for Kids drive and has participated in a mentor program.

About Brittany Newell

Admitted: 2012, Missouri

Professional Webpage:


  • Brittany was named a 2018 Missouri and Kansas Rising Star, Missouri and Kansas Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Received Phi Kappa Phi Awards, 2012
  • Received Legal Medicine Perspective Awards, 2012
  • Received CALI Excellence Awards, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Brittany is a current member of BAMSL and participates in its community program for the underprivileged., 2018
  • Brittany has been a member of the ABA for a number of years., 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Brittany has provided indivuals in need with pro bono legal assistance in a variety of areas, 2018
  • Brittany assisted with collection efforts for familes in medical need., 2018
  • Brittany assisted with a toy drive to provide holiday gifts to local families in need.  , 2018
  • Brittany served in a mentoring program for younger associates the last four years, 2018
  • For the last two years Brittany has served as the firm chair for the local annual Motion for Kids drive.  , 2016
  • For several years Brittany has served on the firm charity committee participating in a number of events to benefit a variety of charitable organizations, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Brittany presented on Missouri's legal requirements on investigating employee misconduct to Superintendents across Missouri., Presenter, Investigating Employee Misconduct, Superintendent Boot Camp, School Superintendents Across Missouri, 2018
  • Brittany present on the permitted use of weapons in schools under Missouri law, Presenter, Who, What, Where, and Why of Weapons, Mickes O'Toole Summer Seminar Presentations , Education Providers And Aministrators Across Missouri, 2018
  • Author, Protection Against Sexual Orientation Continues to Broaden, MARE, 2018
  • Presenter, ABC's of Medical Record Production, MGMA Conference, 2017


  • Brittany obtained dismissal of all federal claims on a bullying case for a school district client., 2018
  • Brittany obtained summary judgment on a real estate dispute for a school district client., 2018

Representative Clients:

  • Brittany currently represents insurance companies, employers, and educational institutions of all sizes., 2018
  • In the last five years Brittany has represented insurance companies; many hospitals, correctional medicine, and long term care health care providers; and large manufacturers., 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Graduated law school Magna Cum Laude, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Graduated from law school Magna Cum Laude, 2012

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Education
  • Labor & Employment
  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Brittany L. Newell

12444 Powerscourt Drive
Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63131

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Last Updated: 8/12/2019

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