Neal Griffin, a former associate with Stinson Leonard Street LLP and assistant general counsel for the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, has joined Armstrong Teasdale’s Clayton office.
Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, announced the addition of Griffin Tuesday. Griffin will counsel clients on all aspects of real estate development, including financing, design, acquisition, construction and leasing. If a dispute arises, Griffin seeks practical and timely resolutions for his clients and litigates on their behalf in state and federal courts, a statement from Armstrong Teasdale said.
For construction projects, Griffin will represent owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in preparing and negotiating contracts and in resolving contract, mechanic’s liens, payment and performance issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Griffin served as assistant general counsel for the St. Louis Economic Development Agency from 2016 to 2018, during which he managed multimillion-dollar construction and real estate projects, and as a commercial litigator in private practice. He uses his past experience to provide effective representation for his clients from concept to closeout and from the negotiating table to the courtroom.
In September 2012, Griffin joined Stinson Leonard Street LLP, working as an associate there until April 2016.
Griffin earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Missouri School of Law and B.A. in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis. He is admitted to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Eighth Circuit.
With lawyers in offices across the United States, Griffin joins a law firm that has a demonstrable track record of delivering sophisticated legal advice and exceptional service to a dynamic client base.
Armstrong Teasdale is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms with locations in more than 100 countries, and the United States Law Firm Group, a network of 17 law firms headquartered in major U.S. cities.
The firm is listed in the Am Law 200, published by The American Lawyer, and the NLJ 250, published by The National Law Journal.