Armstrong Teasdale Welcomes Associates Across U.S. Offices
Armstrong Teasdale has added associates across practice groups and offices throughout the U.S., including in Denver, Colorado, and Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri. The new class of associates includes Zachary Beach, Megan Hart, Hannah Hope, Jordyn McDowell, Zackary Nehls, Jordan Spicer and Evan Sullivan. They join more than 350 attorneys throughout the U.S. and in the U.K.
Beach joins the firm’s Litigation practice group in Kansas City, primarily focusing on corporate, health care, employment and labor, and technology matters. His background as a law clerk at a local firm and a summer intern in the Missouri State Public Defender’s office has provided him experience preparing memoranda and conducting in-depth research on a variety of topics. He has also assisted in the preparation of depositions and the drafting of motions and supporting briefs regarding various substantive and procedural issues in state and federal court.
Hart joins the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group in St. Louis, where she focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the health care and life science disciplines. She has five years of health care industry experience including global clinical testing project management, diagnostic regulatory launch support and software implementation that enable her to provide sound guidance to clients on complex medical and technical concepts. She previously worked at the firm as a summer associate in the Intellectual Property practice group.
Hope joins the firm’s Litigation practice group in St. Louis and focuses on appellate, employment and labor, and general commercial litigation matters. She has a diverse background working in the U.K., Europe, Canada and Asia, and brings to bear her international experience in each client representation.
McDowell joins the Corporate Services practice group in Denver. She has experience in drafting and negotiating contracts, providing companies guidance on internal policies and procedures, filing immigration petitions, conducting detailed legal research and drafting legal memoranda. She also has experience in preparing clients for court proceedings.
Nehls joins the firm’s Corporate Services practice group in St. Louis. He has experience in conducting high-level research and drafting detailed legal memoranda. Nehls is also experienced in business management, finance and accounting. In his prior roles as a law clerk, he supported matters relating to contractual drafting, estate planning, real estate, tax and probate law.
Spicer joins the firm’s Financial and Real Estate Services practice group in St. Louis, where she focuses on serving clients with a variety of financial needs including those particularly related to trusts and estates. Her background includes experience related to law enforcement matters, as well as a corporate legal apprenticeship for a national menswear retailer. Spicer also has first-hand experience with matters involving commercial real estate law and is skilled at organizing and managing case files related to real estate holdings and leasing contracts.
Sullivan joins the firm’s Litigation practice group in St. Louis. His prior experience in the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District, U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis, St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the St. Louis City Circuit Attorney’s Office has provided him with the opportunity to develop relationships with key members of the bench and bar and gain a deep understanding of the local court system. Sullivan also has past experience in the financial services industry, which lends to his understanding of complex financial transactions, securities, tax, estate planning and benefits.