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Matthew B. Banocy

Matthew B. Banocy

Senior Associate / St. Louis

Matthew Banocy focuses his practice on the representation and counsel of employers in labor and employment law claims. 

With a goal of avoiding litigation when possible, Matt is adept at providing preventive advice and counsel to his clients to help them ensure that their employment practices and policies remain compliant with the myriad of constantly evolving national and state specific employment laws. When litigation is unavoidable, Matt represents employers in a broad range of claims, appearing before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies. In addition to being a Missouri Rule 17 Certified Mediator, Matt has also obtained favorable settlements on behalf of his clients at mediation.

Representative Experience
  • Represented employer at an arbitration proceeding initiated by former employee alleging wrongful discharge in violation of parties’ collective bargaining agreement.
  • Represented various employers in litigation against claims alleging discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under federal and state statutes.
  • Advised high-ranking city officials on how to respond to media inquiries during pending employment discrimination lawsuits against the city.

Honors & Awards
  • "Missouri Rising Stars," Super Lawyers Magazine (2018)