Armstrong Teasdale Attorneys named 2018 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, announced on Wednesday that 52 attorneys have been selected as 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers
An annual list of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes peer nomination, a blue-ribbon panel review process and independent research on candidates.

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

Four Armstrong Teasdale Attorneys were new to the Rising Stars list in 2018 Litigation Associate Nicolas Cejas; Intellectual Property Associate Mark Thomas and Financial and Real Estate Services Associates Erin Edelman and Neal Griffin.

The 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, listed by city, are as follows:

Jefferson City
J. Kent Lowry, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Kansas City
Karrie J Clinkinbeard, Civil Litigation: Defense

Paul M. Croker, Civil Litigation: Defense

Shelley I. Ericsson, Employment & Labor

Lynn W. Hursh, Civil Litigation: Defense

Tyson H. Ketchum, Business Litigation

David J. Kim, Business/Corporate

Gerald A. King, Personal Injury General: Defense

Darren K. Sharp, Business Litigation

St. Louis
John S. Beulick, Intellectual Property

David W. Braswell, Mergers & Acquisitions

Nicholas B. Clifford, Intellectual Property Litigation

William M. Corrigan, Jr., Business Litigation

Steven N. Cousins, Bankruptcy: Business

John F. Cowling, Business Litigation

Richard W. Engel, Jr., Bankruptcy: Business

Jovita Foster, Employment & Labor

Timothy J. Gearin, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

David L. Going, Bankruptcy: Business

Jennifer E. Hoekel, Intellectual Property Litigation

Robert A. Kaiser, Employment & Labor

Michael Kass, Employment & Labor

Patrick J. Kenny, Business Litigation

Bruce LeMoine, Bankruptcy: Business

James E. Mello, Government Finance

Daniel C. Nelson, Business Litigation

Daniel K. O’Toole, Employment & Labor

Mark L. Stoneman, Mergers & Acquisitions

John L. Sullivan, Banking

Eric Trelz, Employee Litigation: Defense

Marc W. Vander Tuig, Intellectual Property Litigation

George M. Von Stamwitz, Environmental

Eric M. Walter, Class Action

Thomas B. Weaver, Appellate

The 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, listed by city, are as follows:

Kansas City
Megan J. Ochs, Civil Litigation: Defense

Rachel Orr, Government Finance

Elizabeth Patterson Hughes, Business/Corporate

Kevin Prewitt, Business Litigation

St. Louis
Laura A. Bentele, Real Estate

Jeremy M. Brenner, Employment & Labor

Richard L. Brophy, Intellectual Property Litigation

Daniel J. Burke, Real Estate

Paul J. Cambridge, Banking

Nicolas P. Cejas, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Erin M. Edelman, Bankruptcy: Business

Neal B. Griffin, Construction Litigation

Jacob R. Mueller, Intellectual Property

Benjamin Mushold, Real Estate

Jeffrey L. Schultz, Business Litigation

Carolyn Theis, Business Litigation

Mark A. Thomas, Intellectual Property Litigation

Jaimie L. Thompson Mansfield, Business Litigation

The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published in the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine.