Washington attorney Steven P. Kuenzel Sr. has been named a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

Kuenzel is the managing partner of the law firm Eckelkamp Kuenzel LLP and has been a fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America since 2010.

The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of 1 percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.

Senior Fellow status in the society is reserved for advanced commitment to and support of the LCA, Diversity Law Institute and Trial Law Institute. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition.

Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar.

Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its fellows.

Kuenzel received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1974 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the same institution in 1976. He is admitted to practice in the Missouri state courts, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western districts of Missouri, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Kuenzel is on the Board of Directors of the Bank of Washington, the Executive Board of the Greater St. Louis Area Council – Boy Scouts of America., He is a past president of the Washington Ambassadors Club,

Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, Washington Park Board, Washington Lions Club and Washington Jaycees.