Dan Ball is one of the firm’s most successful and experienced jury trial lawyers. His practice emphasizes product liability and other litigation. Mr. Ball has served as lead trial counsel for many major corporations in hundreds of high-exposure cases in state and federal courts around the country, including dangerous venues such as the City of St. Louis and Jackson County in Missouri, Cook, Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois, Hinds County, Mississippi, Hidalgo County, Texas and Los Angeles County, California. He has served as one of the lead counsel in multiple multi-district litigations in various venues. Mr. Ball has also served as the leader of national and regional counsel defense teams for several companies and has assisted companies in the development of product liability defense programs. His practice focuses not only on defending companies in litigation but also on counseling manufacturers regarding efforts to reduce litigation.

Mr. Ball has represented manufacturers of a wide variety of products including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, tires, automobiles, child car seats, forklifts, power tools, children’s products, all-terrain vehicles, trucks and trailers, and railroad equipment. He has been lead counsel in several commercial litigation disputes, including business tort lawsuits and multi-state class actions.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Missouri, 2019
    • Top 50 Lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers
    • The Best Lawyers in America©, 1997-2019
    • Best Lawyers® 'Lawyer of the Year' - Personal Injury Defense - St. Louis, 2018
    • Best Lawyers® 'Lawyer of the Year' - Product Liability - St. Louis, 2015
    • Chambers USA
    • Legal 500 US
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
    • International Who's Who of Business Lawyers - Product Liability
    • BTI Consulting named Bryan Cave one of the top product liability litigation firms in the country
    • Best Lawyers® 'Lawyer of the Year' - Product Liability - St. Louis, 2015
    • Chambers USA
    • Legal 500 US
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
    • International Who's Who of Business Lawyers - Product Liability
    • BTI Consulting named Bryan Cave one of the top product liability litigation firms in the country
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
    • International Who's Who of Business Lawyers - Product Liability
    • BTI Consulting named Bryan Cave one of the top product liability litigation firms in the country
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Professional Affiliations

    • The American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
    • Product Liability Advisory Council - Sustaining Member
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Product Liability Advisory Council - Sustaining Member
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Defense Research Institute
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