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Rebecca A. GuntliView Bio as PDF

Rebecca Guntli litigates insurance defense matters involving product liability, premises liability, personal injury claims, and coverage issues. She represents clients at all stages of litigation, including pre-trial strategy, motion practice, written discovery, depositions, and trial.

Rebecca previously practiced at civil litigation firms in St. Louis where she focused on insurance defense and clerked with one of the top plaintiff's firms known for its medical malpractice work.

While attending law school, Rebecca exhibited the same level of dedication and excellence that she brings to her cases today. She was a recipient of the Dagen Public Interest Fellowship, inducted into the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, and served as a teaching assistant for her Legal Research and Writing professor. Rebecca also obtained her health law concentration while attending law school and was a lead editor for the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy.


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • USDC, Eastern District of Missouri
  • USDC, Western District of Missouri


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D.
    •  Health Law Certificate
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A, Political Science, Minor in Business Marketing, Magna Cum Laude

Memberships & Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Women Lawyer’s Association of Greater St. Louis

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, St. Louis Metropolitan Area
    • Commercial Litigation (2021-present)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2021-present)
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2021-present)

News & Events

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Recognizes Twenty-Two Baker Sterchi Attorneys

11.15.21 | Twenty-two Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice attorneys are recognized in the 2021 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication.

Baker Sterchi Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2022 Edition)

08.19.21 | The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch recognizes five Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice lawyers. Inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is based on peer review and goes to early-career attorneys for outstanding professional excellence.

Baker Sterchi Lawyers Included in 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

08.20.20 | The inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes four Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice lawyers: Meghan Kane, Doug Hill, Megan Sterchi Lammert, and Rebecca Guntli.


Baker Sterchi Obtains Defense Verdict in Alleged Shooting, Negligence Case in the City of St. Louis

Baker Sterchi successfully defended a negligence lawsuit involving an alleged shooting where Plaintiff alleged Defendant shot a firearm at his head while standing over him. Plaintiff initially pled both intentional tort and negligence but chose to submit only on negligence. In response...

Baker Sterchi Obtains Defense Verdict in Alleged Opioid Overdose, Wrongful Death Case

Baker Sterchi successfully defended a wrongful death lawsuit involving an alleged opiate overdose where the decedent collapsed at our client's residence. Plaintiffs focused on...

Blog Posts

Insurance Claims in the time of COVID-19

04.20.20 | A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision upholding COVID-19 stay-home order could provide a preview of the battle lines between business policyholders and insurers regarding what constitutes "property damage" for business interruption insurance policies.

In a case of first impression, the Appellate Court of Illinois allows counsel to withdraw previously disclosed testifying expert

04.12.19 | The Illinois Appellate Court, First District, held that a party may timely withdraw a previously disclosed testifying expert and redesignate said expert as a Rule 201(b)(3) consultant entitled to the consultant's privilege against disclosure absent exceptional circumstances.

City of St. Louis – Still A Judicial Hellhole

12.26.18 | Defense attorneys beware. The 2018-2019 American Tort Reform Foundation's (ATRF) Judicial Hellholes Report is out, and the City of St. Louis landed fourth on this list because of its massive verdicts, forum shopping, and legislative failures.

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