Katherine Smith

Katherine Smith focuses her practice in the area of Insurance Defense in both Missouri and Illinois. From personal auto lines to common carriers, homeowners to commercial, construction to products liability, she has extensive experience in defending and litigating both first and third party insurance matters—with a special focus on claims involving issues of bad faith refusal and vexatious refusal.

Ellen J. Brooke

Frequently consulted by insurers on fraud detection and prevention, Ms. Brooke has handled over 500 first-party property cases for both small and large insurance companies across the country. Fraud-fighting organizations such as the IAAI, NSPII, and NICB routinely ask Ms. Brooke to present lectures to adjusters, claim managers and law enforcement officials on relevant law and policy considerations.