Peggy Hecht

Peggy, a principal, specializes in defending workers’ compensation matters in Missouri.

Peggy is a veteran practitioner, with more than 30 years of experience defending employer and insurers in workers’ compensation cases. She currently focuses her practice in Missouri and defends claims throughout the entire state. Peggy’s extensive client list ranges from Fortune 500 companies to small local businesses. She greatly enjoys the opportunity to interact with and develop close working relations with her clients, which allows her to tailor her representation to optimally meet the unique legal needs of each one.

Peggy personally handles all phases of the discovery, settlement and litigation process, including trials and appellate work. Peggy has made frequent appearances before all regional Division offices, as well as before the Labor and Industrial Commission and the Court of Appeals.

Peggy is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation Defense


  • Missouri
  • Illinois


  • St. Louis University, J.D. 1988
  • St. Louis University of Missouri, B.A. 1985