Dave Stoeberl concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. Dave’s work has been recognized by:

  • Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® in the area of Business Litigation
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® as a “Top 100” attorney
  • Super Lawyers® as a “Top 50” attorney in St. Louis

In addition to commercial cases that include the prosecution and defense of business tort and contract claims, Dave has extensive experience litigating a variety of other disputes in such areas as employment, real estate, bankruptcy, mass tort, and professional liability defense.

He has handled matters in both state and federal courts, with cases ranging from derivative and class actions, adversary and contested proceedings in bankruptcy courts, to arbitrations and mediations. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses and individuals.

Dave earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Woolsack and editor-in-chief of the Saint Louis University Public Law Review. He earned his B.A., summa sum laude, from Saint Louis University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Saint Louis University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997;

  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Saint Louis University Public Law Review

Saint Louis University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1994;

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
Community Involvement
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyer’s Association of St. Louis
  • Pro bono counsel
    • Art Saint Louis (2013-present)
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation (2007-2017)
    • Our Lady’s Inn, a homeless shelter (1997-2007)
    • Miracle League of Fairview Heights, a baseball league for children with disabilities (2006)
  • Art Saint Louis
    • Board Member, Board of Directors (2013-2019)
    • President, Board of Directors (2016-2018)
    • Vice President, Board of Directors (2015)
  • Churchill Center and School, Fundraising Event Committee (2018-present)
  • MoKan Wireless Association
    • Member (2006-2016)
    • Regulatory Affairs Committee (2007-2008)
  • Arts and Education Council, Associates Board (2002-2004)
  • Downtown Saint Louis Partnership, Legislative Affairs Committee (2002-2004)
  • Wyman Center Dinner Auction Committee (2002-2004)
  • Best Lawyers – “The Best Lawyers in America”
    • Commercial Litigation (2015-present)
    • Litigation – Labor and Employment (2018-present)
    • Litigation – Real Estate (2018-present)
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants (2015-present)
  • Best Lawyers – “Lawyer of the Year” – Litigation – Real Estate (2018, 2022)
  • Top Small Business Lawyer, St. Louis Small Business Monthly (2018)
  • Super Lawyers
    • Top 50 St. Louis Super Lawyers (2016-present)
    • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2013-present)
    • Top 100 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2017, 2020-2022)
    • Rising Stars (2008-2012)
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly
    • Legal Innovation Award (2019) – Recognition for work on ArtLoupe, a free mobile app developed by non-profit Art Saint Louis that enables users to filter available artwork by various criteria, visualize pieces in a given environment, follow artists and buy their work
    • Up & Coming Lawyer (2011)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Publications & Presentations
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in TCPA Class Actions (2019)
  • Guest Contributor, Entrepreneurial Law Seminar, Olin Business School, Washington University (2017, 2019)
  • Speaker, Update on Missouri Non-Compete Law (2018)
  • Speaker, The Ins and Outs of Taking Depositions (2017)
  • Testified on behalf of the Associated Industries of Missouri before the Missouri House Civil and Criminal Proceedings Committee on the topic of punitive damages (2016)
  • Guest Lecturer, Washington University School of Law (2013-2018)
  • Guest Lecturer, Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University (2000-2015)
  • Panel Speaker, Student Loan Litigation CLE, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri (July 2014)
  • David P. Stoeberl and Kameron W. Murphy, Held “Harm less” – Courts Remain Split Over the Reliance and Causation Elements in Consumer Fraud Actions, The Business Suit, DRI (April 2009)
  • Kurtis B. Reeg and David P. Stoeberl, New Recovery Theories in the New Millenium, IADC Newsletter No. 5 (August 2000)