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Missouri Supreme Court Rules that St. Louis’ Minimum Wage Ordinance is Not Preempted by State Law

Michael D. ThompsonThe Missouri Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that St. Louis’ minimum wage ordinance is invalid, finding that the ordinance is not preempted by the state law.

St. Louis City’s Ordinance 70078 (“the Ordinance”) provides for a series of increases to the minimum wage for employees working within the boundaries of St. Louis. The plaintiffs argued that Ordinance 70078 was preempted by the state minimum wage law.  The plaintiffs contended that state law affirmatively authorized employers to pay as little as $7.65 per hour, the state minimum wage rate.

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Amanda R. Anderson Rejoins Lewis Rice

Lewis Rice LLC is pleased to announce that Amanda R. Anderson has rejoined the St. Louis office in the Taxation Department. Mandy has experience in all aspects of tax planning for partnerships and LLCs, corporations, and real estate transactions. She counsels clients with issues concerning mergers and acquisitions, real estate projects, and complex partnership issues. Mandy also advises clients on a range of entity issues and assists with federal income tax treatment of pass-through entities.

In her corporate practice, Mandy represents corporations, nonprofits, financial institutions, and school districts in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, real estate, corporate finance, general corporate law, and corporate governance.

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Lewis Rice Names Nine New Members

The St. Louis office of Lewis Rice LLC is pleased to announce it has named nine new members. Al Ludwig practices in the Corporate Department, while Derick C. Albers, Gregory D. Bulgrin, Jennifer L. Gustafson, Taylor Matthews, Sarah E. Mullen, Corey M. Schaecher, Oliver H. Thomas, and David A. Weder practice in the Litigation Department.

A former licensed CPA, Derick C. Albers represents and advises banks, financial services companies, insurers, corporations, and other clients on a range of litigation and corporate issues. His litigation practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation, banking litigation, insurance litigation (including coverage disputes), trust and estate litigation, real estate litigation, and shareholder disputes.

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