St. Louis, MO—Aequitas is pleased to announce the addition of four new panel members
to its roster of neutrals of prominent retired Judges and experienced litigators. Attorney
John Morthland, the Honorable Glenn Norton, the Honorable Leo Zappa, and attorney
Allan Zerman are available to assist parties with mediations, arbitrations and other
alternative dispute resolution needs.
Morthland is the senior and managing anttorney of the firm Wasinger Parham, LLC,
where he has been engaged in civil practice and litigation since 1977.
Hon. Norton is a partner with the firm Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch where he practices
primarily in the areas of mediation, arbitration, and special appointments. As a retired
Circuit and Appellate Court Judge he has extensive experience in the courtroom.
Hon. Zappa served as a Circuit Judge for Sangamon County for 21 years. He is
experienced in the areas of administrative law, professional liability, environmental law,
business litigation, real property, personal injury, contracts, and employment law.
Zerman is a founding member and current counsel for the firm Zerman Mogerman, LLC.
He has been listed for over 20 years in Naifeh and Smith’s, The Best Lawyers in America,
for Family Law where he was also names as the “St. Louis Area Lawyer of the Year for
Family Law” in 2011.
“Aequitas is excited and honored to have these esteemed gentlemen join our ADR panel.
They bring with them years of courtroom experience and preeminent settlement and
negotiation skills”, said Lisa Herder, Director of Business Development for Aequitas.