Lear Werts welcomes newest associate, EC Duckworth

Lear Werts welcomes newest associate, EC Duckworth

Lear Werts is proud to announce the addition of associate Ethan C. (“EC”) Duckworth, who will focus on plaintiff-side complex and class action litigation.

“We are thrilled to have EC join our team at Lear Werts. He brings stellar credentials and enthusiasm that will be of great service to our firm’s clients,” said Brad Lear, one of the founding partners of the firm.

Prior to joining Lear Werts, Duckworth practiced in Kansas City with a prominent law firm in the litigation department. His background includes significant work on class action and other commercial litigation matters.

“I’m very excited to return home to Columbia and continue my legal career with Lear Werts,” said Duckworth.

Duckworth earned his J.D. in 2017 from the University of Missouri, where he graduated in the Order of the Coif and served as an Editor of the Missouri Law Review. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Boone County Bar Association, and is a Barrister with the Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy.