Membership Directory - Individual

Hamilton Sheena

City Counselor at City of St. Louis Civil Law Department
Member Since: 2018

About

Street Address: 1200 Market Street, Room 314
City Name: St. Louis
Province: MO
Zip Code: 63103
Email Address: hamiltons@stlouis-mo.gov
Phone: Available to Members
Mobile Phone: Available to Members
Description of Member's Practice: Sheena Hamilton (she/her) serves as City Counselor for the City of St. Louis. As City Counselor she is the chief attorney for the entire City of St. Louis, overseeing two deputy city counselors, 38 additional attorneys, and 20 support staff. She began her service to the City after practicing law as an equity partner at Dowd Bennett LLP where she worked as client manager for multiple Fortune 100 companies and government or quasi-government offices by managing litigation, investigations, budgets, staffing and compliance. Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, she clerked for the then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Hamilton serves as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Saint Louis University School of Law, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater St. Louis and of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Gamma Omega Chapter. Hamilton concluded a three-year term on the Board of Governors for the American Bar Association (ABA) in August 2021 and, before her ABA Board service, served multiple terms in executive leadership of the Mound City Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis locally. She was awarded the Women’s Justice Award titled Litigation Practitioner by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2017 and the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis in 2019.
Member Type: Other
Member Profile: Sheena Hamilton (she/her) serves as City Counselor for the City of St. Louis. As City Counselor, she is the chief attorney for the entire City of St. Louis, overseeing two deputy city counselors, 38 additional attorneys, and 20 support staff. She began her service to the City after practicing law as an equity partner at Dowd Bennett LLP where she worked as client manager for multiple Fortune 100 companies and government or quasi-government offices by managing litigation, investigations, budgets, staffing and compliance. Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, she clerked for the then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Hamilton serves as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Saint Louis University School of Law, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater St. Louis and of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Gamma Omega Chapter. Hamilton concluded a three-year term on the Board of Governors for the American Bar Association (ABA) in August 2021 and, before her ABA Board service, served multiple terms in executive leadership of the Mound City Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis locally. She was awarded the Women’s Justice Award titled Litigation Practitioner by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2017 and the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis in 2019.
Firm/Company: City of St. Louis Civil Law Department
Firm/Company Profile: City of St. Louis
Former Member of the Bench: No
Referred By: Rob Jones and Michelle Peak