Armstrong Teasdale Elects Four New Partners

January 4, 2016 Press Releases

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States and in China, proudly announces the addition of Daniel J. Burke, Jr., Steven J. Foristal, IJay Palansky and Martin C. Walsh, Jr., to its partnership effective Jan. 1, 2016. 

“Our new partners have demonstrated a passion for client service and have a proven track record of dedication and hard work,” said Michael A. Chivell, managing partner. “We are thrilled to have them at Armstrong Teasdale and look forward to witnessing the continued success of these talented lawyers.” 

Burke, a member of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate practice group, counsels clients on matters that include the purchase, sale, leasing, financing and development of real estate. He has also helped obtain planning and zoning approvals for a variety of uses, and represents developers and municipalities in implementing tax incentives. Burke, who works in the firm’s St. Louis office, is admitted to practice in Missouri, Illinois and Nevada. He received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law and B.A. in Philosophy and American Studies, cum laude, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. 

Foristal is a member of the firm’s Corporate Services practice group and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, antitrust and distribution business services, private capital and emerging companies, technology and licensing agreements and general business law, including corporate governance. Foristal works in the firm’s St. Louis office and is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law and B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from Spring Hill College. 

Palansky, a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group, focuses on high-value and high-profile individual and class action litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country. His practice largely involves technical issues in fields including consumer protection, education, product liability, telecommunications, intellectual property, and antitrust. He also has extensive appellate experience, including before the U.S. Supreme Court, and is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and California. Palansky, who works in the firm’s Denver office, received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and B.A. from Huron College, where he was valedictorian. 

Walsh is a member of the firm’s Corporate Services practice group and counsels buyers and sellers through complex mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts, stock and asset purchases and dispositions, consolidations, spin-offs and related transactions. He is also a founding member of the firm’s Tech Law Group. Walsh works in the firm’s St. Louis office and is admitted to practice in Missouri, Nevada and California. He earned his J.D. with an emphasis on Business Transactional Law and Taxation from Saint Louis University School of Law, and B.S. in Business Administration, Finance and Economics, magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University.