Robert J. Bassett has joined Williams Venker & Sanders LLC in St. Louis as its newest partner.
Bassett has spent more than 20 years defending well-known companies, including trucking firms and pharmacies, among others.
At Williams Venker & Sanders, he will continue to focus on product liability and transportation defense.
In addition to his practice, Bassett is an active member of the St. Clair County Bar Association. He served on the group's board from 1998-2004 and is currently first vice president of the association.
Thomas Orris, a partner at Williams Venker & Sanders, stated, "Bob has been a colleague and friend of ours for quite some time, since his days as in-house counsel at Anheuser-Busch and throughout his career in private practice. His solid transportation and product liability experience is a sensible fit with our firm, and his joining us will help solidify our Southern Illinois practice."