R. Lance Witcher

Office Managing Shareholder || St. Louis

Lance Witcher has represented employers in a wide range of employment-related litigation in both state and federal court. In addition to representing companies against private litigants in class and single plaintiff cases, Lance regularly litigates against the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Labor. While Lance concentrates his practice primarily in litigation, he regularly provides proactive HR counseling to avoid or reduce the risks associated with employment-related litigation. Additionally, Lance regularly handles matters before OSHA and the Mine Safety Health Administration, and has tried numerous cases before the Occupational and Mine Safety and Health Review Commissions. Lance has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Missouri Court of Appeals, and has obtained favorable results for numerous employers before the EEOC, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, other state and local Fair Employment Practice agencies, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board.

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Lance’s broad litigation experience includes:


Admission to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Illinois Bar
  • The Illinois State Bar Association
  • BAMSL’s Project Angel Tree Committee (2001-2008)
  • Kansas City’s Promise (1998-1999)
  • Volunteer Attorney Project (1997-1999)
  • Washington University Young Alumni Founders’ Day Committee (1999-2001)
  • Webster Child Care Center, Board of Directors and Past President (2004-2011)
  • Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens (Board of Directors, 2011-present)


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