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DREW H. YAEGER JOINS THE CORPORATE DEPARTMENT

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that Drew H. Yaeger has joined the Corporate Department as an associate. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general commercial and corporate governance. Mr. Yaeger was formerly associated with Thompson Coburn LLP.

Mr. Yaeger represents a broad spectrum of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to mid-market and smaller enterprises, in all types of M&A transactions, especially in the drafting and negotiation of stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, and merger agreements. He has particular experience advising biotech and other privately held tech companies regarding their financing and capitalization. With respect to general corporate matters, Mr. Yaeger advises his clients in regulatory filings, raising capital, compliance, corporate governance, takeover defenses, and shareholder proposals. More…

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J. NICCI WARR JOINS THE LITIGATION DEPARTMENT

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that J. Nicci Warr has joined the Litigation Department as an associate practicing in the areas of ERISA litigation, class actions, healthcare litigation and white collar matters. Ms. Warr was formerly associated with the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, D.C. More…

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LEWIS RICE OPENS EDWARDSVILLE OFFICE

To better serve its long-standing and growing client base in Southern Illinois, the law firm of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh is pleased to announce the opening of a new office on Main Street in downtown Edwardsville, across the street from the historic Wildey Theatre. Lewis Rice brings to Edwardsville its 104 year history of providing the business community the highest quality legal services across all practice specialty areas. More…

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GRANT D. WIENS JOINS THE LITIGATION DEPARTMENT

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that Grant D. Wiens has joined the Litigation Department as a member practicing in the areas of education, labor and employment and municipal law. Mr. Wiens was formerly associated with the law firm Porter Foster Rorick LLP in Seattle, Washington.

Before joining Lewis Rice, Mr. Wiens represented more than 70 public school districts and municipal entities throughout the state of Washington. He provided general counsel in most phases of school operations, with an emphasis on labor relations, personnel matters, school administration, student civil rights, special education, and business services. In his work with municipal corporations, Mr. Wiens assisted with governance and personnel issues, development and enforcement of municipal codes, public records requests and state sunshine regulations, and served as a local prosecutor. Mr. Wiens is also an experienced litigator who advises clients in a variety of labor and employment contexts: leading collective bargaining negotiations; addressing union grievances; investigating employee misconduct; coordinating discipline and termination decisions; drafting employee policies and handbooks; and responding to state and federal discrimination complaints. More…

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LEWIS RICE IMMIGRATION PRACTICE GROUP AGAIN NAMED IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR IN MISSOURI

Corporate INTL Magazine recently selected Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. as the Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Missouri for 2013. The 2013 Awards commemorate those who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service during a difficult global economic downturn. The awards are given to leading firms throughout the world in their designated specialties following a detailed research process. More…

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ELIZABETH J. SCHLESINGER JOINS THE ESTATE PLANNING DEPARTMENT

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that Elizabeth J. Schlesinger has joined the Estate Planning Department as an associate. Ms. Schlesinger was formerly associated with the law firm Bryan Cave LLP.

“Elizabeth is a fine addition to our department. She brings a breadth of experience and a fresh perspective. We are very pleased to have her join our team,” said Marian “Bo” Mehan, Co-chairman of the Estate Planning Department. More…

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MARK SOWERS, SAM YOFFIE & BRAD ZIEGLER NAMED MEMBERS

Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C., is pleased to announce that Mark R. Sowers, Samuel A. Yoffie and R. Bradley Ziegler have been named members of the Firm in the St. Louis office.

Throughout our Firm’s history, Lewis Rice attorneys have made excellence the foundation of our practice. Founded in 1909, a century of service has given us the experience, resources and tools to serve your dynamic needs. Our diverse team of over 150 attorneys provides counsel and solutions for the challenges facing local, regional and national businesses, as well as individuals and families. We have offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, and elsewhere in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas. More…

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WILLIAM M. BOLSTER & ROBERT J. GOLTERMAN NAMED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF LEWIS RICE

Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C., is pleased to announce that William M. Bolster and Robert J. Golterman have been appointed as members of the Firm Management Committee.

Mr. Bolster represents a broad range of private and publicly traded companies including health care industry manufacturers, private equity funds, insurance brokerage firms, and real estate development firms. He is also a member of the Firm’s Recruiting Committee.

Mr. Golterman practices in several areas including labor and employment law, construction law, commercial litigation, ERISA litigation, and municipal law. He counsels employers and management in personnel-related matters as well as collective bargaining and grievance proceedings. More…

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Lewis Rice Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

We are proud to announce that thirty St. Louis-based Lewis Rice attorneys have been named to the 2012 Best Lawyers in America® annual list: John C. Bodnar, Brian D. Bouquet, Jonathan F. Dalton, Steven C. Drapekin, Thomas C. Erb, William J. Falk, John M. Hessel, Frank B. Janoski, Rosemarie M. Karcher, Benjamin A. Lipman, Matthew J. Madsen, Joseph E. Martineau, Tracy Mathis, Marian V. Mehan, Jaime R. Mendez, Michael D. Mulligan, Larry E. Parres, Catherine R. Phillips, John K. Pruellage, Jacob W. Reby, John J. Riffle, Albert S. Rose, Andrew Rothschild, Barry A. Short, Gary M. Smith, Joseph J. Trad, Richard B. Walsh, Jr., Lawrence H. Weltman, Joseph H. Weyhrich and Tom W. Zook.

This marks the first year Joseph J. Trad has made the list, while William J. Falk, Tracy Mathis, Marian V. Mehan, Michael D. Mulligan and Lawrence H. Weltman have each been Best Lawyers for more than 15 years.

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NEW ASSOCIATE JOINS LEWIS, RICE & FINGERSH, L.C.

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Sharon Callahan

(314) 444-7760

NEW ASSOCIATE JOINS LEWIS, RICE & FINGERSH, L.C.

The law firm of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that Jill McFarland has joined the St. Louis office as an associate in the corporate department focusing her practice on health care and real estate. Ms. McFarland worked at the Firm as a Summer Associate after her second year of law school at Saint Louis University School of Law.

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