Tag: Husch Blackwell

Clayton delays appeal opposing plan for 22-story luxury apartment

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Clayton’s Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night tabled an appeal from a local developer looking to stop the rezoning and subsequent building of a luxury apartment on a city-owned parking lot at 8049 Forsyth Boulevard. At the Jan. 9 Board of Aldermen meeting the Board approved a rezoning from High Density Commercial (HDC) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) to allow a mixed use, commercial and multi-family residential development […]

Husch Blackwell successfully defends Missouri man wrongfully charged with multiple crimes

A 19-year-old Missouri man charged with 12 counts of assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon is now walking free thanks to the law firm Husch Blackwell. Husch Blackwell, with offices in Clayton, successfully represented a man who was mistakenly identified by a chief witness in a case. After a three-day trial in St. Louis, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all counts after just an hour of deliberation. […]

Former DOJ Tax Division trial attorney starts new St. Louis-based tax resolution firm

A former U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division trial attorney has left Husch Blackwell to start his own St. Louis-based tax resolution law firm. Mark C. Milton, will start MCM Law LLC with the emphasis in civil and criminal tax controversies, as well as federal white collar criminal defense. Milton said some people can feel overwhelmed by the IRS and he hopes that his new law firm could help alleviate complicated tax situations for his […]

RELEASE: Former DOJ tax division attorney launches St. Louis-based law firm

Former U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Tax Division Trial Attorney, Mark C. Milton, has left Husch Blackwell to start his own St. Louis-based tax resolution law firm, MCM Law LLC. Milton’s new firm specializes in civil and criminal tax controversies, as well as federal white collar criminal defense.   “I am excited to focus my solo practice on helping troubled taxpayers resolve their tax problems,” Milton said. “Many people can feel overwhelmed by their IRS […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to consider rezoning for Shaw Park Apartments

Clayton’s Board of Aldermen will be considering a controversial rezoning for a luxury apartment when it holds it first formal meeting of 2018 Tuesday night. The board signed off on selling a city-owned parking lot on Dec. 19, paving the way for a new 22-story luxury apartment to be called Shaw Park Apartments at the corner of Forsyth and Brentwood Blvds in downtown Clayton. The board will consider rezoning that property from High Density Commercial District to […]

RELEASE: Husch Blackwell elects 18 to partnership

Husch Blackwell announced Wednesday that 18 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2018. “Our new partners reflect our firm’s commitment to recruiting and advancing exceptional talent,” said Maurice Watson, Husch Blackwell’s Chairman. “They have subject-matter and industry sector expertise along with extraordinary commitment to client service that our clients expect from us. We are proud of their accomplishments and welcome them to the partnership.” Members of Husch Blackwell’s 2018 partner […]

Clayton residents, business owners voice parking concerns over Shaw Park Apartments proposal

The Clayton Plan Commission heard from numerous speakers at Monday night’s meeting regarding their issues with a developer’s plans to build a 22-story luxury apartment tower on a parking lot it’s buying from the city of Clayton. The city negotiated a deal to sell the 0.86-acre lot at 8409 Forsyth Boulevard to Flaherty & Collins Properties for $1.1 million back on Feb. 3, but residents and business owners say their parking issues have been ignored. […]

Former St. Louis assistant circuit attorney joins Husch Blackwell

A former assistant circuit attorney for St. Louis has now joined Husch Blackwell’s Government Solutions team at their St. Louis office. Mary Pat Carl, joined the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office in 2003 and served as chief homicide prosecutor, supervising a team of nine attorneys and handling numerous complex and high-profile cases that included sex offenses, assaults, and gun and drug offenses. Carl has been lead trial counsel in more than 80 jury trials and […]