January 26, 2010

Randy S. Gerber, managing director of the St. Louis office of Polsinelli Shughart PC, announced today that attorney Brad J. Cytron has joined the firm as a shareholder in the real estate practice where he will focus his practice on real estate transactions and real estate development.

Cytron has represented both public and private companies in a wide range of activities involving acquisition, disposition and development of various commercial, industrial and retail properties, zone use planning, and acquisition and development financing. He also has represented developers in public financing matters and commercial borrowers in secured revolving credit and term loan facilities.

“Brad brings to our clients a wealth of experience ranging from property transactions and development to general real estate and business counseling. In these challenging times, it is imperative that attorneys provide responsive, comprehensive service to their clients in a cost effective manner. Brad is a talented lawyer and we are thrilled to bring him onboard to work with our real estate clients,” Gerber said.

Polsinelli Shughart in the St. Louis region is the seventh largest law firm in the metropolitan area with more than 85 attorneys. The St. Louis region has deep local roots and a national reach.

“I am excited to be a part of the legal team at Polsinelli Shughart,” said Cytron. “As a life-long resident of St. Louis, I am dedicated to the betterment of our community, and look forward to continuing to provide legal resources helpful toward enhancing the business environment of the St. Louis region.”

Cytron also has maintained a significant general business practice, representing clients in matters such as entity formation and structuring, franchise and area development agreements, licensing matters, supply and distribution contracts and exclusive sales agreements.

Cytron earned a J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law, cum laude, in 1995. He earned B.S. and B.A. degrees for his undergraduate study at the University of Arizona in 1991.

Cytron will be a good source for reporters working on stories about: 

Challenges of tax increment financing (TIF) and other public financing 
Commercial development 
Eminent domain proceedings

For information contact Heather McMichael, Public Relations and Communications Manager, 816-395-0618, or

Bob Inderman, Parris Communications, 816-931-8900,

About Polsinelli Shughart PC
With approximately 470 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, business law, construction, life sciences and health care. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients regionally, nationally and worldwide, Polsinelli Shughart is known for successfully applying forward-thinking strategies for both straightforward and complex legal matters. The firm has 13 offices located in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Wilmington, Delaware; Chicago and Edwardsville, Illinois; Overland Park and Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and St. Joseph, Missouri; New York City; and Washington, D.C.