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Kenneth J. Rothman

1935 - 2019

    “Only in a democracy such as the United States could someone of my social, economic and ethnic background [rise] to a position of such stature.” – Kenneth J. Rothman on his 1980 election to Lieutenant Governor of Missouri



    In Memoriam

    A graduate of Washington University School of Law, Ken started his career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County. He served the Missouri House of Representatives as House Majority Leader and Speaker of the House, as Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, and as a Municipal Judge in the cities of St. Ann and Richmond Heights.

    A dedicated public servant for more than 40 years, Ken was one of Missouri’s foremost governmental law authorities. He was a skilled strategist that firm clients, the media, and government officials regularly consulted for legal advice and political insight on numerous topics.