Armstrong Teasdale Names Gregory Deschler Partner in St. Louis
Armstrong Teasdale announces that St. Louis Financial and Real Estate Services lawyer Gregory Deschler has been named income partner, effective Sept. 1, 2022. He joins more than 220 combined income and equity partners across the firm’s international footprint.
Deschler has extensive experience representing public and private entities on publicly offered and privately placed tax-exempt and taxable financings, guiding clients through the deal from start to close as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, developer’s counsel, and company/borrower’s counsel. He has negotiated adjacent incentives and handled related real estate components. He also represents banks as lender’s counsel on commercial and construction financings.
“Since joining the firm in 2019, Greg has proven to be a strong contributor, and I’m proud to see his role elevated,” said Partner and Financial and Real Estate Services Practice Group Leader Robert Klahr. “He has served and continues to serve as counsel to clients on a variety of complex projects and financings including ones that will have significant impact in our region.”
Deschler’s practice also extends to advising clients on various securities laws and disclosure issues related to public finance in both the primary and secondary market. Further, he has helped clients implement changes in response to regulatory amendments from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Active in the legal profession, he is a member of The Missouri Bar and The Kansas Bar. Deschler is also an engaged participant and ambassador for the firm’s Parent Resource Group, and is a consistent mentor to early-career associates at the firm.
He was recently recognized as an Up & Coming Lawyer by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and among The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch for Project Finance Law.