Jovita Foster, a partner in Armstrong Teasdale’s litigation practice group, was given the Outstanding Achievement in Practice Award from Washington University’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA).
Foster was recognized as one of the few African-American women law partners in St. Louis and the first African-American woman to be elected to an equity partner position at Armstrong Teasdale. She focuses her practice on employment and labor matters and also serves on the firm’s diversity committee. She also served a five-year term on the Missouri Credit Union Commission, having been appointed in 2005 by Gov. Matt Blunt.
Foster received her J.D. in 2000 from Washington University School of Law.