Find Lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri for Corporate Law
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...
Mike Chivell was elected chairman of the firm in 2016 and focuses on client relations, strategic planning, community relations, and lateral recruitment. From 2007-2016, Mike served as the firm’s managing partner and chaired its Executive Committee. In this role, Mike oversaw the strategic growth of the firm, including the expansion of the firm into Colorado by combining with a large group of attorneys practicing in the Denver market. His practice focuses on general corporate matters wit...
Don Lents serves as Senior Partner & Chair Emeritus of the firm. His practice focuses on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate matters with particular emphasis upon responsibilities of boards of directors, multinational and domestic mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, anti-takeover planning, and related matters. He is co-author of a treatise on Missouri Corporation Law and Practice and of articles on various corporate law issues. He has b...
Tom has served as chairman of Thompson Coburn for 16 years, leading the firm through a period of growth and nationwide expansion. As a legal advisor to some of the region's largest companies for more than 30 years, Tom has helped executives pursue fundamental change for their own organizations and achieve high-level strategic objectives. Tom takes an executive's approach to the practice of law. He communicates clearly and simply, distills complex information into actionable items, and negotia...
Donald Paule has extensive experience representing closely-held businesses and not-for-profit organizations. He advises clients on all aspects of the organization and operation of the client’s business including complex sale, financing, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate development transactions. In addition, an extensive portion of his practice is devoted to tax and estate planning matters for individuals, and business owners, including ownership succession planning.
Mr. Suelthaus has guided the acquisition, disposition, and reorganization of a variety of business entities, including banks and bank holding companies. With Mr. Suelthaus' expertise, this firm was first in Missouri to accomplish such transactions as an all-cash triangular merger involving an interim bank and first nationally to achieve a reverse stock split for a national bank, ending the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's self-imposed moratorium on these transactions. With his uniq...
Corporate Law Definition
Depending on the size of the market in which the lawyer practices and the size of the lawyer’s firm, he or she may be required to handle nearly all of a corporation’s legal matters. In larger firms, the Corporate lawyer with the principal client relationship will be expected to be familiar with all the issues the corporation is likely to confront, but may engage lawyers from other practice areas to assist in matters requiring special expertise, such as securities offerings, tax issues, and litigation.
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