Dan Godar is a member of the firm’s Corporate Services practice group. He has a corporate and business law practice in which he regularly counsels public and private corporations on a broad spectrum of legal issues. Dan concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, drafting and review of commercial contracts, health law and entertainment law. He has represented clients in a wide variety of transactions, including asset and stock transactions, joint ventures, licensing arrangements and long-term supply agreements. Dan has also represented professional sports teams in connection with a wide range of matters, including radio and television broadcast agreements, sponsorship agreements and advertising agreements.

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  • University of Missouri School of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1980)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Missouri Law Review
  • University of Missouri  (B.A., 1977)


  • Missouri

Professional Activities

  • The Missouri Bar (Corporate Law Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section; Negotiated Transactions Committee)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Armstrong Teasdale Executive Committee


  • BTI Client Service All-Star Team (2009), The BTI Consulting Group
  • The Best Lawyers in America®; Corporate Law, Energy Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law (2005-present); Lawyer of the Year (2016, 2022)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions (multiple years)
  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers®/Super Lawyers® Business Edition (2008-2012, 2020-2022)
  • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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