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Josh Breithaupt, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

Josh Breithaupt is a 2004 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law, where he was a member of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. While at Saint Louis University, Josh was awarded a Dean’s Academic Scholarship, and an Academic Excellence Award in Legal Research and Writing.

Josh received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 1998, where he was also awarded an academic scholarship. Prior to joining Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C., he worked for another St. Louis law firm where he focused in first and third party insurance defense litigation. Josh was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2004, and the Illinois Bar in 2006. He has also been licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri since 2004, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois since 2010, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri since 2012, and the United States District Court for the District of Kansas since 2012.

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INSIGHTS

> CASES WON

Summary Judgment Granted for Construction Contract Defense in St. Clair County

PS Partner:  Dean Nichols PS Associate:  Chris Enger We Represented:   Red-E-Mix, LLC (Buzzi Unicem USA, Inc.) Venue:  St. Clair County, IL Facts: Our client, Red-E-Mix, was added to this case as a third-party defendant to an underlying [...]

Josh Breithaupt obtains a Defense Verdict in a Transportation Personal Injury Claim

Gloria Ramirez and Jose Luis Rodriguez v. Lance Kaden PS Associate who tried case: Josh C. Breithaupt We represented: Defendant Lance Kaden Venue: The City of St. Louis, Missouri Facts:  Plaintiff Gloria Ramirez alleged various personal in [...]

EDUCATION

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Trial Academy, 2012
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
    • Trial Academy, 2011
  • Saint Louis University
    • J.D., 2004
  • University of Kansas
    • B.S. in Business Administration, Emphasis in Marketing, 1998

LICENSURE

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Western District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
    • District of Kansas

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Editor, Saint Louis University Law Journal
  • Dean's Academic Scholarship, Saint Louis University

AFFILIATIONS

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis
  • The Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • The Harmonie Group
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

BACKGROUND

  • Principal, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (2015 - Present)
  • Associate, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (2011 - 2014)
  • Associate, Rabbitt, Pitzer & Snodgrass, P.C. (2005 - 2010)
  • Associate, Brown & James, P.C. (2004 - 2005)
  • Law Clerk, Simon & Passanante, P.C. (2003 - 2004)