John P. Torbitzky

John P. Torbitzky

John represents governmental entities, businesses, and individuals in complex commercial, civil rights, and employment litigation.  John has also represented insurers, business, and individuals in insurance coverage and bad faith insurance litigation.  In addition, John has successfully handled numerous dispositive motions and appeals.  Prior to joining Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C., John served as a law clerk to the Honorable Zel M. Fischer of the Supreme Court of Missouri.   John has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2016 and 2017 Rising Star in business litigation.

John earned his B.A., cum laude, in English from the University of Missouri and his J.D., summa cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law.  While in law school, John was the Managing Editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.   John was named to the Order of the Woolsack and Alpha Sigma Nu and earned Academic Excellence Awards for top grades in Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Contracts II, Evidence, Trust & Estates, Criminal Procedure, and Conflicts of Laws.

John is admitted to practice in Missouri, Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Outside of the office, John serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Cornerstone Center for Early Learning.

John currently resides in the City of St. Louis with his wife, Sally, and son, Hank.

You may contact John at (314) 862-3800 Ext. 254 or at John’s Legal Assistant is Katie McCormick (Ext. 222) or

John P. Torbitzky

(314) 862-3800 Ext: 254