Greg Gutzler


Greg founded Elias Gutzler Spicer with two of his most trusted colleagues to realize their vision of a powerful litigation boutique with the versatility and expertise to handle every matter in the most effective and successful way.  Their shared philosophy is to focus squarely on achieving optimal and efficient results through innovation and dedication.

Greg is an experienced trial lawyer with a proven record of results handling all aspects of complex commercial litigation, including securities litigation, antitrust claims, Lanham Act litigation, patent license disputes, and patent infringement trials, as well as breach of contract and unfair competition litigation.  He represents Fortune 100 companies, individuals, and governmental entities in complex lawsuits across the country.

Greg is currently litigating over a dozen high-profile securities actions against international investment banks for misrepresentations made to investors in connection with billions of dollars of residential mortgage-backed securities.  Greg also represents victims of terrorism in innovative actions brought under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

Before forming EGS, Greg was a partner at one of the nation’s most prestigious plaintiffs’ firms.  Prior to that, Greg was a partner at a large defense firm, trying a variety of lawsuits while serving in various leadership roles.  Greg was trial counsel for a leading biotechnology company in antitrust, patent infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition trials. He also has extensive experience in the energy and pharmaceuticals sectors.

Greg was a member of the trial team that won a $1 billion jury verdict on behalf of Monsanto in Monsanto Co. v. E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co., the fourth largest patent infringement jury verdict in U.S. history.  The verdict was also recognized as the number three verdict in The National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2012, and was featured as the cover story in the Spring 2013 Am Law Litigation supplement.  In addition, Greg was a recipient of the 2013 Missouri Lawyers Award for biggest plaintiffs’ verdict.

Greg is dedicated to realizing the vision of EGS for the benefit of every client.