Robert L. Brady

Robert L. Brady

Brown & James, P.C.

Recognized since 2016

St. Louis, Missouri

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

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Robert L. Brady concentrates his practice in the area of first-party insurance coverage, with a special emphasis on arson/fraud claims. For nearly two decades, he has routinely guided insurance carriers through all phases of first-party claim investigations. He has conducted hundreds of examinations under oath. His primary goal is to ensure that his insurance clients conduct objective and thorough claim investigations. Mr. Brady understands carriers must obtain and analyze all potentially relevant information before making claim decisions.

In addition to his work with carriers during the claim stage, Mr. Brady is known as one of the leading trial lawyers in the area of first-party property insurance. He has successfully defended his insurance clients in front of judges and juries throughout Missouri and Illinois (see a partial listing of Mr. Brady's representative cases below).

Mr. Brady is a frequent lecturer to IASIU, NSPII, and other industry organizations on the proper investigation and handling of first-party claims involving potential arson/fraud. He is well-known for his knowledge and use of cutting-edge investigative tools, such as analysis of cell phone tower data, metadata, and effective utilization of social networks.


  • Bank of America Plaza, Suite 1100
    800 Market Street
    St. Louis, MO 63101-2501


  • Saint Louis University , J.D., graduated 1997

Bar Admissions

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Missouri, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • Illinois, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


  • Insurance Committee for Arson Control - Member
  • International Association of Arson Investigators - Member
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units - Member
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators - Immediate Past President

Brown & James, P.C.
Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri

28 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Insurance Law


  • Super Lawyers - Insurance Coverage, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2008-2016)
  • Best Lawyers – Insurance Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2016-2018)

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