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Spencer Fane Adds Two New Associates to Litigation Practice Group in St. Louis

February 3, 2020

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of associates Seong Hong and Candace Weatherfield to the St. Louis office in the Litigation Practice Group.

“We are thrilled to add two litigators with substantial experience at this point in their careers,” said Amy Mistler, Spencer Fane office managing partner in St. Louis. “Seong and Candace will provide additional resources to our litigation team as we continue to grow our office in alignment with our clients’ needs. We look forward to helping them continue to develop their practices while using their skillset to maintain our commitment to the highest level of client service.”

Hong has developed a practice focused on defending clients in civil litigation. His experience includes commercial, professional liability and personal injury litigation. Prior to law school, he graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Northwestern University School of Law. He is fluent in both Korean and Spanish.

Before law school, Weatherfield graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. She earned her Juris Doctor from the St. Louis University School of Law in 2017. She has substantial experience defending premises owners, manufacturers and distributors in complex mass tort, product liability and toxic exposure litigation in Missouri and Southern Illinois. She also has experience litigating commercial disputes and employee benefit claims.