Graves Garrett is pleased to announce that associate attorney Callie Pippin Raitinger recently earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional credential for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This certification recognizes that Raitinger demonstrated a strong foundation in U.S. private-sector privacy laws and regulations and an understanding of the legal requirements for the... Read More
Graves Garrett is pleased to announce that longtime firm employee Nichole Kruger was recently elected president of the Heartland Paralegal Association (HPA).
Kruger served as secretary for the HPA in 2018-2019 before starting her term as president for 2019-2020. The HPA is a not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession by promoting the benefits of effective... Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari this week in Missouri Ethics Commission, et al. v. Free and Fair Election Fund, et al., ending two years of federal litigation related to Missouri’s Amendment 2 — a sweeping overhaul of campaign finance restrictions.
Graves Garrett partner Eddie Greim argued on behalf of the Free and Fair Election... Read More
Graves Garrett partner Eddie Greim will be a recipient of the 2019 Significant Sig Award, given to Sigma Chi fraternity alumni who have achieved high levels of professional success.
Sigma Chi recently announced the 139 recipients who will be honored at the 82nd Grand Chapter in June at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Awarded annually since... Read More
Graves Garrett partners Eddie Greim and Lucinda Luetkemeyer recently filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the National Republican Redistricting Trust in support of the North Carolina legislature in Rucho v. Common Cause. The case is widely anticipated because of the potential that the high court will settle a decades-long controversy over whether courts should accept... Read More
Graves Garrett partners Nathan Garrett and Kathleen Fisher received widespread media coverage for their role in representing a client in a healthcare fraud whistleblower suit. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri approved a settlement in favor of the relator in the False Claims Act case involving Stark Pharmacy and its three owners.
The United States Attorney’s... Read More
“Don’t eat the tusks,” Graves Garrett partner Eddie Greim recently advised a nationwide conference of federal, state, and local government attorneys. The program, entitled “How to Eat an Elephant: Surviving Comprehensive Legislative & Constitutional Reform,” was presented at the Council On Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) 2018 national conference in Philadelphia.
Greim joined Federal Elections Commission Assistant General Counsel Robert Knop, Missouri... Read More
Graves Garrett attorneys Andrew Alexander and Callie Pippin Raitinger have recently been appointed to leadership positions with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA).
Alexander will serve as the Federal Court Advocates Section’s Outreach Committee Co-Chair. The FCAS connects federal court practitioners with federal judges, magistrates, and other lawyers interested in federal law through seasonal social events and outreach programs designed to enhance community... Read More
Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri approved a settlement in favor of the firm’s client in a healthcare fraud whistleblower suit involving Stark Pharmacy and its three owners.
The United States Attorney’s Office intervened in the case after finding that the firm’s client’s allegations that the pharmacy submitted materially false... Read More
Graves Garrett LLC congratulates partner Nathan Garrett on being recognized as one of the state’s most Influential Lawyers in Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s 2019 Missouri Lawyers Awards. He was honored during a ceremony Friday, Jan. 25, in St. Louis.
The Missouri Lawyers Awards honor attorneys who made an impact in the prior year. The Influential Lawyer awards are awarded to Missouri... Read More