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Steven M. Wald

Litigation Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

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also known as Steve Wald

  • State Years
    Missouri - MO 27 years
    Illinois - IL 26 years
    Texas - TX 29 years
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State MO
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Steven

Learn Steven’s areas of practice.

1
Practice area
  1. Litigation
    100%
    Rails-to-Trails Litigation

    16 years

Steve helps landowners get compensation from the government when their private property is taken for public use. He primarily litigates inverse condemnation claims involving recreational trail projects, i.e., Rails-to-Trails litigation. Steve has recovered many millions of dollars for landowners across the country as lead counsel or as a substantial contributor.

Steve has more than 25 years of experience in civil litigation. Prior to co-founding Stewart, Wald & Smith, he served as a partner at two Midwest firms, where his work included legal and medical malpractice defense, insurance coverage disputes, commercial litigation, consumer fraud claims, and other breach of contract and fraud claims. He is adept at managing document-heavy cases and working with experts in business valuation and real estate appraisals.

Before entering private practice, Steve served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tom Stagg, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. While in law school, Steve also served as editor of the Louisiana Law Review.

Steve also earned his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Admissions
• United States Supreme Court
• United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
• United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
• United States Court of Federal Claims
• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
• United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
• Missouri Supreme Court
• Admitted pro hac vice to various other federal and state courts

Education
• Washington University in St. Louis, M.B.A., 2002
• Louisiana State University, J.D., 1994
• Ithaca College, B.S., 1991

 

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Location

Stewart, Wald & Smith, LLC
3636 S. Geyer Rd.
Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO, 63127
Stewart Wald & McCulley
2100 Central
Suite 22
Kansas City, MO, 64108
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Cost

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  • Contingency 30%-33%

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AVVO RATING 6.6 (Good)

Education

  • Washington University
  • M.B.A.
  • 2002
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Ithaca College
  • B.S.
  • 1991

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Action Capital Properties, LLLP v. United States
  • In Action Capital Properties, LLLP v. United States, our attorneys recovered $714,000 on behalf of 2 landowners in Fulton County, Georgia, along a 2.3-mile trail.
  • Goodwill v. United States
  • In Goodwill v. United States, our attorneys recovered $494,000 on behalf of 2 landowners in Greenville County, South Carolina along a 2.38-mile trail.
  • Tacsites v. United States
  • In Tacsites v. United States, our attorneys recovered $188,000 on behalf of 1 landowner in Fulton County, Georgia, along a 2.04-mile trail.
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Saint Louis Litigation Lawyer Steven M. Wald
Steven M. Wald
Litigation Attorney
Saint Louis, MO
Licensed for 29 years