Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Michael W. Newport

Partner - St. Louis


Bar Admissions: Illinois; Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Practice Groups: Business & Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law & Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort, Workers Compensation

Education: University of Missouri-Columbia, 1979, JD; Arizona State University, 1976, BS, General Business Administration

Memberships: Illinois State Bar Association; Missouri Bar Association


Mike Newport, a partner in Foley & Mansfield's St. Louis office, focuses his practice in toxic tort and mass litigation, construction law, and employment law. Throughout his practice, Mike has engaged in the litigation of complex cases including past experience serving as the court-appointed Liaison Counsel in the national Chrysler Odometer Fraud litigation.

A native of St. Louis, Mike has worked for both large and midsized St. Louis law firms as well as in-house counsel for Monsanto Company, an agricultural products and research corporation. Mike also practices commercial law, with a focus on business transactions.

Mike holds the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating of 174 for the highest level of legal ability and adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence.


January 4, 2016
Foley & Mansfield Names New Equity Partners, Additions to Partnership

The national law firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce the election of six partners to the Firm’s Equity Partnership, and the addition of five attorneys to its Partnership.



  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell®


  • Making Changes and Resolving Disputes During the Construction Process - 2012
  • Missouri Construction Law Seminar- Half Moon