8235 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 700
St. Louis, MO 63105

Mark J. Bremer, Partner

Mark J. Bremer, Partner

Mark Bremer has more than forty years civil litigation experience in federal and state trial and appellate courts, with an emphasis on business litigation, involving general commercial, antitrust, securities, bankruptcy, employment, education, civil rights and class action law and procedure. By way of illustration, Mr. Bremer served in a lead counsel capacity on behalf of two dozen suburban school districts in trying and ultimately settling the St. Louis School Desegregation Case, the longest-standing and most complex case in the St. Louis federal court. Mr. Bremer provides litigation representation and consultation to Fortune 500 businesses, educational institutions, employers of all types and other entities in a variety of specialized areas of law and practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Education Law


Best Lawyers Award Badge
  •  Valparaiso University, J.D., B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri


Professional Associations, Memberships & Honors

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Labor and Employment Law;Antitrust Law)
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Employment Law - Management)
  • Missouri Super Lawyers® (Business Litigation)
  • Benchmark - America's Leading Litigation Attorneys (Business and Employment Litigation)
  • Alumni Achievement Award, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • President, St. Louis Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society
  • Member, Missouri Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Articles Editor, Valparaiso University Law Review
  • CLE Presentations on Litigation Practice and Procedure, Employment Law and Education Law

Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP assists clients with Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Education Law, Business Law, Labor and Employment Law, Estate and Tax Planning, Real Estate Law and Professional Liability Defense in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis and St. Charles Counties and throughout Missouri and Central and Southern Illinois.

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