Awards

Michael Downey is the "go-to legal ethics counsel in Missouri" — Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2013)

Downey Law Group’s Legal Ethics Counsel is a “Best New Legal Service” — Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Cited as an authority on legal ethics and law practice by —

  • New York Times
  • WSJ Law Blog
  • National Law Journal
  • ABA Journal
  • Illinois Bar Journal
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • St. Louis Business Journal
  • KMOV St. Louis
  • KMOX St. Louis
  • NPR’s Talk of the Nation

Recognition for Michael Downey —

  • Top 50 Super Lawyers in St. Louis (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas (2016)
  • Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management (2015)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine (2014-18)
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • "2014 Most Influential Lawyers," Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2013)
  • Distinguished Legal Writing Award from the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement for the article, "Ethical Rules for Litigating in the Court of Public Opinion" (2013)