Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

John G. Beseau

Of Counsel - St. Louis

jbeseau@foleymansfield.com

314-925-5796

Bar Admissions: Missouri; Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Practice Groups: Construction; Commercial Litigation

Education: Saint Louis University, B.S.B.A., Marketing - 2001; DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2004

Memberships: Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Missouri Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association

BIOGRAPHY

John G. Beseau, Of Counsel in the St. Louis office of Foley & Mansfield, focuses his practice on construction and commercial litigation.

In the construction arena, John represents general contractors, subcontractors, and project owners in matters concerning breach of contract, construction defects, payment disputes, and mechanic’s liens. In addition to defending construction matters in Missouri and Illinois, John serves as chief counsel for a general contractor, handling disputes nationwide, both in court and arbitration. 

John’s commercial practice includes representation of businesses in contractual disputes, loan transactions, UCC claims, and unfair business practices.  He also counsels business owners in shareholder disputes and fiduciary litigation.

John has tried multiple matters to verdict as first-chair and has briefed and argued several matters before the Missouri Court of Appeals.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Robinson v. Langenbach, 439 S.W.3d 853 (Mo. Ct. App. E.D. 2014). 
  • Bovier v. Simon Crane Service, Inc., 381 S.W.3d 388 (Mo. Ct. App. E.D. 2012).

IN THE NEWS

John Beseau and B. Kyle Morley Join F&M Construction Practice

Experienced litigators John G. Beseau and B. Kyle Morley have joined the firm’s construction law and litigation team. Beseau will be based in the firm’s St. Louis office and Morley in its Miami office.

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Clayton Early Childhood Center -  President, Board of Directors, September 2017 to present;      Member, Board of Directors, September 2012 to September 2017

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