Sixty-Four Armstrong Teasdale Attorneys Named 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars

November 3, 2016 Press Releases

Sixty-four Armstrong Teasdale attorneys have been chosen as 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers is an annual list of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection for Super Lawyers includes peer nominations, a blue-ribbon panel review process and independent research on candidates.

The Rising Stars list consists of the state’s top young attorneys. The selection process for Rising Stars is the same as Super Lawyers, however, Rising Star candidates must be 40 years old or younger, or have practiced for 10 years or less.

Six Armstrong Teasdale attorneys were new to the Super Lawyers list in 2016, including: Kansas City Litigation partners Karrie Clinkinbeard and David Kornelis; St. Louis Financial and Real Estate partners Nicholas Garzia and Bruce LeMoine; and St. Louis Employment and Labor partners Michael Kass and Eric Trelz. Three attorneys were also added as new Rising Stars in 2016 including: Litigation associate Kevin Prewitt in Kansas City; Litigation of counsel Darryl Chatman, and Employment and Labor partner John “J.P.” Hasman both based in St. Louis.

The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published in the 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine.

2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers

Name

Office

Primary Practice Area

J. Kent Lowry

Jefferson City

Personal Injury Defense: Products

Karrie J. Clinkinbeard

Kansas City

Civil Litigation: Defense

Shelley I. Ericsson

Kansas City

Employment and Labor

Lynn W. Hursh

Kansas City

Civil Litigation Defense

Tyson H. Ketchum

Kansas City

Business Litigation

Gerald A. King

Kansas City

Personal Injury General Defense

David J. Kornelis

Kansas City

Construction Litigation

Darren K. Sharp

Kansas City

Business Litigation

Edward R. Spalty

Kansas City

Franchise/Dealership

Laurence R. Tucker

Kansas City

Business Litigation

John S. Beulick

St. Louis

Intellectual Property

David W. Braswell

St. Louis

Mergers and Acquisitions

Michael A. Chivell

St. Louis

Business/Corporate

A. J. Chivetta

St. Louis

International

Nicholas B. Clifford

St. Louis

Intellectual Property Litigation

Clark H. Cole

St. Louis

Insurance Coverage

William M. Corrigan, Jr.

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Steven N. Cousins

St. Louis

Bankruptcy: Business

John F. Cowling

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Jeffrey T. Demerath

St. Louis

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Richard W. Engel, Jr.

St. Louis

Bankruptcy: Business

Jovita M. Foster

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Byron E. Francis

St. Louis

Construction Litigation

Nicholas J. Garzia

St. Louis

Construction Litigation

Timothy J. Gearin

St. Louis

Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

David L. Going

St. Louis

Bankruptcy: Business

Jennifer E. Hoekel

St. Louis

Intellectual Property Litigation

Robert A. Kaiser

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Michael B. Kass

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Patrick J. Kenny

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Bruce D. LeMoine

St. Louis

Bankruptcy: Business

James E. Mello

St. Louis

Government Finance

Julie E. O’Keefe

St. Louis

Civil Litigation Defense

Daniel K. O’Toole

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Jill Palmquist

St. Louis

Estate & Probate

Daniel Sakaguchi

St. Louis

General Litigation

Richard B. Scherrer

St. Louis

Business Litigation

James L. Stockberger

St. Louis

Personal Injury Products: Defense

Mark L. Stoneman

St. Louis

Mergers and Acquisitions

John L. Sullivan

St. Louis

Banking

Eric M. Trelz

St. Louis

Employee Litigation: Defense

Tessa Rolufs Trelz

St. Louis

Business/Corporate

James J. Virtel

St. Louis

Energy and Natural Resources

George M. von Stamwitz

St. Louis

Environmental

Thomas B. Weaver

St. Louis

Appellate

2016 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars

Name

Office

Primary Practice Area

Dione C. Greene

Kansas City

Insurance Coverage

Megan J. Ochs

Kansas City

Civil Litigation Defense

Kevin W. Prewitt

Kansas City

Business Litigation

Bradley M. Bakker

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Laura A. Bentele

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Jeremy M. Brenner

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Richard L. Brophy

St. Louis

Intellectual Property Litigation

Daniel J. Burke

St. Louis

Real Estate

Darryl M. Chatman

St. Louis

Civil Litigation Defense

Steven J. Foristal

St. Louis

Mergers and Acquisitions

John P. Hasman

St. Louis

Employment and Labor

Brian Kaveney

St. Louis

Government Relations

Christopher R. LaRose

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Jaimie L. Mansfield

St. Louis

Business Litigation

E. Calvin Matthews, IV

St. Louis

Business/Corporate

Jessica M. Mendez

St. Louis

Intellectual Property Litigation

Benjamin L. Musholt

St. Louis

Real Estate

Jeffrey L. Schultz

St. Louis

Business Litigation

Falon M. Wrigley

St. Louis

Employment and Labor