Sheena R. Hamilton is an attorney focusing her practice in both the Employment and Labor and the Business Litigation groups. She defends employers of all sizes in the public and private sector in litigation. Sheena also handles government regulation, compliance and procedural issues for municipalities and public utilities.
Well-versed in all phases of discovery, trial preparation and negotiation of settlements, Sheena litigates cases involving employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, benefits issues, and non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. Sheena regularly speaks and writes on employment and labor law in her capacity as Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Labor and Employment Committee, Vice Chair of the Missouri Bar’s Labor and Employment Committee, and General Counsel for the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources St. Louis Chapter.
She also represents broker-dealers in arbitrations before FINRA involving employment-related claims such as wrongful termination, executive compensation, trade secret, non-compete, and defamation claims arising out of Form U-4 and U-5 reports.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Sheena served a two-year term as a chambers law clerk to Chief Judge Catherine D. Perry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Before her clerkship, she worked as a legislative intern at the Tennessee General Assembly, a paralegal in the Office of the Corporate Secretary at American Airlines, an intern in the in-house legal department at Macy’s Inc., and a judicial intern to the 2009 Chief Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals. Sheena served as a summer associate with the firm in 2009.