Gary A. Growe


Gary A. Growe is founding partner of Growe Eisen Karlen Eilerts and has served as its managing partner since the inception of the firm.

His law practice has focused on complex personal injury and commercial litigation. He has represented small and large businesses in a variety of contract and business tort cases, including bank litigation, partner and partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, fiduciary responsibilities, franchisor/franchisee relationships, real estate transactions and security cases. In addition, he has represented well over 1,000 clients in personal injury litigation, including claims of medical negligence, product defect, automobile collisions, premises liability and employment related disputes.

Mr. Growe has also handled class action cases and has served on court appointed steering committees for national class action claims.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Growe earned a Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Indiana University in 1974 and his law degree from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1977. He has served on numerous not-for-profit boards and served three terms as an elected member of the Board of Education of the Ladue School District. He was a member of the adjunct faculty at the Washington University School of Law between 2005 and 2015.

Mr. Growe’ accomplishments as a civil trial lawyer, in the State of Missouri, has earned him recognition in The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of commercial litigation and personal injury litigation. He has an AD Pier Review Rating from Martindale Hubbel Law Directory, which is the highest professional and ethical recognition that can be given. Mr. Growe has been annually selected to Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (recognizing the top five percent of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas) since 2011 in the areas of personal injury and commercial litigation. He is recognized as one of America’s Top One Hundred High Stakes Litigators.

Professional Affiliations

The Missouri Bar
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
The Lawyers Association of St. Louis
The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
The American Association of Justice
Board of Education, School District of the City of Ladue, 1996-2005
Young audiences of St. Louis, Former President and Board Member
St. Louis Arts and Education Council, Past Board Member
Washington University School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Consumer Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation
Probate and Trust Litigation


J.D., George Washington University National Law Center, 1977



Publications/Speaking Engagements

Gary has lectured on issues related to trial practice as part of continuing legal education programs sponsored by The Missouri Bar, St. Louis County Bar Association, St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and The University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is currently an adjunct professor of law at Washington University – St. Louis.