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Benjamin C. Tiller


“Toxic tort litigation is complex and involves extraordinarily high stakes. The keys to obtaining the best possible result for clients are careful organization, meticulous attention to detail, and at the same time, maintaining a big-picture perspective.”


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, concentration in civil litigation, magna cum laude, 2014, Saint Louis University Law Journal managing editor, Dean’s Honor Scholarship, Order of the Woolsack

B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, Political Science and Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, 2011


Benjamin Tiller defends corporate clients facing mass toxic tort, product liability and premises liability claims, focusing much of his practice on premise matters and the automotive friction industry. He is experienced in all phases of litigation and has deposed well over 100 mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis plaintiffs. He regularly deposes plaintiffs and witnesses, attends court hearings, performs case-specific research and prepares and files dispositive motions and motions in limine.

In his asbestos-related defense work, Benjamin has represented clients involved in a variety of industries, including the automotive, locomotive and trailer friction industry; the construction industry; the dairy industry; the electrical industry; and the steam line equipment industry. He also has defended a variety of businesses and individuals in civil matters involving insurance, personal injury, breach of contract, construction law and premises liability.

Benjamin previously was an associate in the toxic tort group at another St. Louis law firm. He is a trained mediator in the state of Missouri.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Madison County, Illinois Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Illinois State Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Motion for Kids 

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Academic Excellence Awards in Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Property, and Law & Policy of Corrections

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