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Richard Montgomery


Rick Montgomery is the Managing Attorney of CompLegal, an in-house law firm at Missouri Employers Mutual (MEM), since 2018. In this role, he leads a team of litigation attorneys and legal offce coordinators based across multiple offce locations. His team handles and litigates the workers compensation claims for MEM and its policyholders.

Montgomery has previous experience as managing partner at Montgomery & Wulff, Attorneys at Law, L.L.C. Prior to that role, he served as partner in the law firm of Atwill & Montgomery, Attorneys at Law, L.L.C. from 2000 to 2017 in Columbia, Missouri. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1993, followed by the Illinois Bar in 2012. His primary area of practice has been workers compensation defense of employers and insurers throughout the state of Missouri and Illinois, along with a general trial and appellate practice. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri.

Montgomery is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys, and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the charitable organization Kid’s Chance, Inc. of Missouri. Among his achievements is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability.