Evans & Dixon, LLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Maria Daugherty, Sean Dolan, Brent Jepson and Matt McArthur have been elected as Members of the firm effective January 1, 2020.
“Our newest members have distinguished themselves as talented attorneys who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to client service,” stated Tim Tierney, Managing Member. “We appreciate their contribution to the firm and are proud to welcome them into membership.”
Meet Evans & Dixon’s newest members:
Maria Daugherty (Member, Workers’ Compensation, St. Louis) – Maria’s practice with the firm is focused on the defense of employers against claims for workers’ compensation benefits. Ms. Daugherty also has experience handling municipal, state, and federal criminal misdemeanors and felonies throughout the eastern half of the state of Missouri. Having extensive litigation training and trial experience, Ms. Daugherty is highly skilled when it comes to disputed cases, permanent total disability cases, and cases likely headed towards trial. She has independently completed over 150 depositions, has first chaired over 100 administrative hearings, has argued in front of the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission 10 times, and has argued 2 cases in front of the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals.
Sean Dolan (Member, Civil Litigation, St. Louis) – Sean concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of automobile liability, underinsured and uninsured motorist cases, motor carrier liability, general liability, premises liability, construction law and contractor liability, and governmental and municipality liability. Mr. Dolan is licensed in both State and Federal Court, and he devotes a significant portion of his practice to coverage questions, as well as prosecuting declaratory judgment actions with regard to insurance coverages. Mr. Dolan is an experienced mediator who has helped numerous clients resolve their disputes through a positive mediation process.
Brent Jepson (Member, Workers’ Compensation, Kansas City) – Brent’s practice is focused on the defense of employers against claims for workers’ compensation benefits from workplace injuries resulting in physical or mental disability under the Kansas and Missouri Workers’ Compensation Acts. Prior to joining Evans & Dixon, he practiced in employment and civil litigation defense, where he represented employers before the Kansas Human Rights Commission, Missouri Commission on Human Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Additionally, he gained valuable courtroom experience and successfully tried felony cases as an Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County, Kansas.
Matt McArthur (Member, Subrogation, St. Louis) – Matt specializes in fire and explosion litigation, product liability, commercial subrogation and catastrophic building fires. He has handled subrogation claims throughout the United States, ranging from smaller homeowner losses to large-scale industrial events. Mr. McArthur has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients through settlement, mediation and judgment and his litigation experience is quite extensive, prosecuting thousands of subrogation claims including several multi-million dollar large fire losses. Additionally, Matt has organized and supervised hundreds of scene examinations, artifact inspections and lab examinations.
About Evans & Dixon, LLC
Evans & Dixon is full-service, regional law firm established in 1945 with seven offices located across the Midwest. Evans & Dixon delivers comprehensive legal counsel in the key areas that affect today’s businesses: corporate, environmental, healthcare, intellectual property, and labor and employment law.