John Fox Arnold - Lashly & Baer, P.C.

John Fox Arnold

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 314-436-8301

John Fox Arnold has served as general counsel and special counsel to public agencies, represented firms engaged in the underwriting and public offering of securities, and has represented developers and owners during acquisition and construction of governmental, commercial and urban redevelopment projects. In addition, he has structured sales tax rebate, tax abatement and tax increment financing transactions, and served as counsel in tax-incentivized transactions. Mr. Arnold has served as bond counsel, special counsel and underwriter's counsel for general obligation and revenue bond obligations. Billions of dollars have been invested in projects in which he has been engaged as counsel.

John earned his LL.B. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 in the field of Corporate Law each year since 2005 and is peer rated AV® PreeminentTM with Martindale Hubbell.  

He has served as sole arbitrator, chair and panelist for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (formally the National Association of Securities Dealers) and for the American Arbitration Association.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration

Special Counsel
Bond Counsel
Redevelopment Projects
Tax Rebates, Tax Abatement and Tax Increment Financing
Concentration in government & public agencies


University of MissouriAB 1959University of Missouri School of LawLL.B 1961

Office Location

714 Locust Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the St. Louis Metro Area
John Fox Arnold has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Public Finance)