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Steven M. Hamburg

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Steven M. Hamburg, P.C.
231 S. Bemiston Ave
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-725-8000
Fax: 314-726-8357
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1976
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), General Litigation (40%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven Milton Hamburg is the founder and owner of Steven M. Hamburg, P.C., in Clayton, Missouri. Admitted to practice in both Illinois and Missouri, Mr. Hamburg provides exceptional representation to both plaintiff and defendant clients throughout the greater St. Louis Metro and surrounding areas of Illinois who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

·Complex commercial and business litigation

·Commercial real estate

·Fiduciary and estate litigation

·Class action litigation

· Dispute resolution

· Appeals

A lawyer since 1976, Mr. Hamburg achieved significant success advocating on behalf of his clients over the past 43 years. Among his most notable successes, he helped secure an award of more than $18 million against a major oil change company for a class of negatively affected customers, as well as a settlement in excess of $3.5 million for the amount of equity owed to former members of a privately owned country club.

Mr. Hamburg has also handled a variety of bench and jury trials involving a wide range of disputes, including antitrust matters, bankruptcy and commercial transaction disputes, construction and real estate disputes, health care law and more. From his efforts, he has earned recognition from his peers as being among the top trial lawyers in his region, and he has received designation as one of the Outstanding Lawyers of America.

A 1973 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Mr. Hamburg studied at the London School of Economics during undergrad before returning to the U.S. to pursue his legal degree. He attended Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1976.

Along with practicing before all Missouri and Illinois state courts, Mr. Hamburg is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th and 8th Circuits, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is an active member of The Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association and The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 40%General Litigation
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2019 - 2021

About Steven M. Hamburg

First Admitted: 1976, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America 
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
  • United States Tax Court, 2008
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1999
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2000
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2006
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1978
  • Supreme Court of United States of America, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1989
  • Missouri, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1995
  • Illinois, 1995

Educational Background

  • BA, University of Wisconsin – Madison (1973)
  • London School of Economics (1971)
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Office Location for Steven M. Hamburg

231 S. Bemiston Ave
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 314-725-8000

Fax: 314-726-8357

Last Updated: 8/18/2021

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