Sam P. Rynearson

Sam P. Rynearson

Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion L.L.C.

Recognized since 2001

St. Louis, Missouri

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Sam Rynearson is a founding partner of the firm. He has over 47 years of trial experience in the area of civil litigation, primarily in the representation of the insurance industry. Mr. Rynearson handles litigation in the state and federal courts of Missouri. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized as a Missouri Super Lawyer for many years. Mr. Rynearson has been honored by "Best Lawyers in America" and he has been named by St. Louis Magazine as one of the Top Attorneys in the St. Louis area. He is a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America and is a Member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).

Mr. Rynearson is a past President of the Association of Defense Counsel of St. Louis. He served as Chairperson of the Products, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee, Tort & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association in 1986-1987. He is a former Editor of the Product Liability Newsletter of the Committee. Mr. Rynearson has lectured on topics including insurance coverage matters, bad faith failure to settle, The Federal Rules of Evidence, Comparative Fault, Cross-examination Techniques and Use of Expert Accident Reconstruction Evidence. He is the Author of Exclusion of Expected or Intended Injuries and Damages in CGL policies published by the Forum of the American Bar Tort Insurance Practice Section, and in the National Review of Insurance Law.

Mr. Rynearson is a licensed pilot who holds an instrument rating. He enjoys travel, reading and fishing


  • 500 North Broadway, Suite 1550
    St. Louis, MO 63102

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury Litigation


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