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" The most important part of my job is to learn what has happened."

- Mike Figenshau

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About Michael Figenshau

Mike joined Gray Ritter Graham in 2021. He practices primarily in the areas of wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and commercial litigation.

Mike earned his law degree, Order of the Coif, from the University of Missouri School of Law. He served on the editorial board of the Missouri Law Review, conducted extensive research for Professor Erika Lietzan, and was awarded the Judge Lawrence G. Crahan Memorial Judicial Fellowship. Prior to law school, Mike was a National Merit Scholar at Washington University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He has published articles on topics including the admissibility of expert testimony and implied waiver of the physician-patient privilege.

Professional Accolades

Young Lawyers Committee, National Center for State Courts (2022-present)

Judge Lawrence G. Crahan Memorial Judicial Fellowship, Summer 2019

Professional Associations


Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Young Lawyers Division, Member-at-Large (2022-2023)
Missouri Asian-American Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
The Missouri Bar
Lawyers Association of St. Louis
St. Louis County Bar Association

News & Publications


  • State ex rel. Lutman v. Baker, 635 S.W.3d 548 (Mo. 2021) (appellate case note), The Missouri Trial Attorney (2022)
  • Missouri’s Imposition of the Ultimate-Issue Rule, 85 Mo. L. Rev. 185 (2020)

Bar Admissions & Education


  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Mary R. Russell, Supreme Court of Missouri
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Philip M. Hess, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District


  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • National Center for State Courts

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