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Armstrong Teasdale rolls out new promoted partners

Four of Armstrong Teasdale’s nine newest equity partners are based in Missouri, and five out of the firm’s six new income partners are Missouri attorneys.

The four Missouri equity partners are Erin Edelman, Gregory Iken, Rick McConnell and Bryan Nicholson.

Edelman of St. Louis leads the firm’s restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy practice and is in the firm’s financial and real estate services practice group. She counsels clients in related litigation.

Edelman earned her law degree from Saint Louis University in 2014.

Iken of St. Louis has more than 20 years of experience in toxic torts, product liability and asbestos defense litigation. He has represented family businesses and Fortune 500 companies in federal and state courts across the country, though his base of cases are in Missouri and Illinois.

Iken earned his law degree from Saint Louis University in 2001.

McConnell of Kansas City leads the firm’s public finance practice in the area. He counsels cities, counties, conduit issues and special purpose districts on tax abatement, tax increment financing, lease or purchase financing, revenue bonds, general obligation bonds and other forms of public financing.

McConnell earned his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was first licensed to practice law in Missouri in 2000.

Nicholson of St. Louis focuses on asbestos and other toxic tort and mass tort personal injury defense in Missouri and Illinois as well as a national role assisting clients with developing and implementing strategies.

Nicholson earned his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2001.

Armstrong Teasdale also has named Paul Brusati, Angela Kennedy, Rob Mahon, Margaret Mudd and Jared Walsh as income partners.

Brusati of St. Louis has a practice focused on defending against contract and commercial claims. His appellate law experience includes cases involving personal injury, real estate and insurance issues, family law, employment and felony criminal appeals.

Brusati earned his law degree from Saint Louis University in 2015.

Kennedy of St. Louis handles trademark and copyright disputes for companies of all sizes. She litigates in matters including business torts, noncompete and non-solicitation clauses, contracts, insurance and securities.

Kennedy earned her law degree from University of Missouri in 2016.

Mahon of St. Louis works with a range of clients on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and external corporate counsel needs. Mahon often serves as lead counsel for companies acquiring businesses. Clients also come to him for commercial, finance and real estate transactions, restructurings and corporate governance and compliance.

Mahon earned his law degree from Saint Louis University in 2017.

Mudd of St. Louis has a practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities and business matters in the energy industry and other sectors. Mudd represents buyers and sellers, advises clients on securities issues, and has a general corporate practice in which she assists with entity formations and restructurings.

Mudd earned her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014.

Walsh of St. Louis is a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group. His defense of companies has cut across areas of law including complex commercial transactions, wrongful death claims and alleged environmental regulatory violations. Before joining the firm in 2018, he clerked for a panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit as well as a federal magistrate judge and a federal district judge. He was a military trial lawyer for four years as a U.S. Marine Corps captain.

Walsh earned his law degree from Saint Louis University in 2011.

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