Christopher Baucom and Hillary Bean Schumaker Named Partners

January 6, 2014 Press Releases

Armstrong Teasdale LLP announces the addition of Christopher D. Baucom and Hillary Bean Schumaker to its partnership effective January 1, 2014.

“Chris and Hillary are among the firm’s most solid rising stars, distinguishing themselves in their law practices and demonstrating strong leadership skills,” said Michael A. Chivell, managing partner. “They are excellent examples of the sterling representation Armstrong Teasdale provides to clients across a wide range of areas from litigation to financial and real estate services.”

Baucom, a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group, focuses on complex product liability and mass tort cases that include allegations of catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He also handles commercial matters. Admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois, Baucom received his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and B.S. from Truman State University. He is a member of the American Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Schumaker, a member of the firm’s Financial and Real Estate Services practice group, represents clients in real estate transactions of all sizes. She focuses on office, retail and industrial leasing, real estate financing and development and the purchase and sale of commercial property. Schumaker is admitted to practice in Missouri, New York and the District of Columbia. She received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law and B.A., magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. Schumaker is a member of The Missouri Bar, the New York State Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar, Commercial Real Estate Women and the Professional Women’s Alliance.