Gabriela Baeza-Stout is an accomplished lawyer with years of experience both in-house and in private practice. She has broad experience in corporate and M&A matters, as well as in commercial transactions, and intellectual property as it relates to transactional law.

The focus of her practice in technology transactions includes drafting and negotiating master services agreements and statements of work for an array of technology fields, cloud-based subscription services agreements, online terms of use, terms of service and complex technology licenses.

Gabriela is skilled at developing and implementing strategies for her clients to reduce risk and enhance efficiency, and based on her work in-house, is a true partner in every aspect of the client relationship, advising clients on a host of business matters including corporate governance, advertising and promotions.

While in-house for a major communications company, Gabriela routinely negotiated and documented strategic M&A transactions and joint ventures; drafted and negotiated nondisclosure agreements with target companies; conducted and reviewed due diligence with an emphasis on intellectual property; reviewed technology contracts such as software development agreements and software licenses; and managed post-merger corporate reorganization planning and execution, including drafting corporate resolutions, reorganization agreements and other intercompany agreements needed for internal transactions.


Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Gabriela was in-house corporate and M&A counsel for a major communications company. She also has extensive past experience in intellectual property, having worked in-house as an IP paralegal for a major retailer managing a robust global trademark portfolio, and as an IP legal assistant for Armstrong Teasdale earlier in her career. Outside the legal field, Gabriela has held leadership and professional roles in prominent art and history museums in the United States and abroad, and university teaching engagements in the field of cultural studies and languages.


  • Washington University in St. Louis  (LL.M., 2016)
    • Intellectual Property and Technology Law
    • 2nd Place – Oral Advocacy Moot Court Competition
    • 2nd Place – International Student Trial Advocacy Competition
    • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)/Korean Intellectual Property Office (Advanced International Certificate Course (AICC) on Intellectual Property and Business)
  • Universidad Anahuac  (LL.B., 2005)
    • International Law
    • Universidad Complutense de Madrid School of Law Scholar, Diploma Law and New Technologies, Madrid, Spain
  • New York University  (M.A., 2008)
    • Museum Studies
    • Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholar
  • Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan  (B.A., 2006)
    • Latin American Literature


  • Missouri

Professional Activities

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder Program (2022)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • Friends of Casa – Casa de Salud


  • The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law (2024-present)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Latina Leadership Academy (2018)


  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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