Counsel Neil Schonert Joins Lathrop GPM Environmental & Tort Group and St. Louis Office


ST. LOUIS (September 2022) – Lathrop GPM is pleased to welcome Counsel Neil Schonert to the firm’s St. Louis office and Environmental & Tort Practice Group.

Schonert’s practice focuses on defending national and multinational companies in commercial and toxic tort litigation. He also has extensive experience working within agencies of both state and federal governments. In addition, Schonert provides pro bono services through the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation and has served as pro bono attorney for prisoner’s rights cases in the Southern District of Illinois.

“We are delighted to have Neil join our team,” said Mara Cohara, leader of the firm’s Environmental & Tort Practice Group. “Neil brings a depth of experience as a civil litigator and will further strengthen our ability to assist clients with commercial and toxic tort matters.”

Schonert earned his J.D. from the Southern Illinois University School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2012 and his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 2008.