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Missouri Lawyers Media to honor 23 with 2020 In-House Counsel Awards

Missouri Lawyers Media will honor 23 attorneys from around the state with its 2020 In-House Counsel awards, recognizing their successes in navigating complicated contract negotiations, steering high-stakes litigation and defending their companies’ assets.

For the fourth year, Missouri Lawyers Media will present the awards to attorneys from a broad range of industries and organizations operating throughout the state and beyond.

They will be recognized during a virtual ceremony set for Friday, Nov. 13.

The honorees:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Mark C. Darrell, senior vice president, chief legal and compliance officer, Spire

Health care organization:

  • Urmila Paranjpe Baumann, associate chief counsel, Cigna

Nonprofit or government organization:

  • Nate Berneking, director of financial and administrative ministries, Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Barbara A. Enneking, general counsel, Bi-State Development
  • Chris Lebeck, city attorney, City of Branson

Private company with more than $500 million in annual revenue:

  • Charles Etherington, senior vice president and general counsel, American Century Investments
  • Sven Fickeler, senior corporate counsel, Bunzl Distribution USA
  • Jenny Herner, assistant vice president and assistant general counsel, MiTek
  • Nancy Inman, general counsel, ARCO Construction Co.
  • Gregory Omer, executive vice president, corporate secretary and general counsel, Central Bancompany
  • Laura Staley, employment counsel, Enterprise Holdings Inc.
  • Peter Wimmer, executive vice president and general counsel, First Bank

Private company with up to $500 million in annual revenue:

  • Jacqueline Pollvogt, general counsel, Drury Development Corporation

Public company:

  • Mary Frontczak, chief legal and administrative officer and corporate secretary, Compass Minerals
  • John Godar, associate general counsel, Anheuser-Busch
  • Sara Meinhard, vice president, assistant general counsel & head of litigation, Cerner Corporation
  • John C. Pauls, executive vice president and general counsel, UMB Financial Corporation
  • Tyrus Ulmer, chief counsel, The Boeing Company

Rising Star:

  • Lauren Allen, general counsel, Housing Authority of Kansas City
  • Alexander Bean, director of legal services for risk management, BJC HealthCare
  • Mary Kate Hogan, general counsel, Clearent
  • Tyler Winn, associate general counsel, Anheuser-Busch
  • Beatrice Zdrodowski, general counsel and risk management officer, Ungerboeck Software International

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