Polsinelli in the St. Louis Region is the seventh largest law firm in the metropolitan area with more than 114 attorneys. The St. Louis region has deep local roots and national reach.
Within the St. Louis Region, the firm’s Edwardsville office is located in the heart of the fastest growing communities of Southwestern Illinois. The attorneys in Edwardsville represent banking and financial institutions, businesses, universities and private research institutes, and newly established entrepreneurial technology companies.
From community banks to Fortune 500 companies, from university tech transfers to international pharmaceutical companies, from individual wealth planning to national nonprofit organizations, we offer multidisciplinary legal strategies to better serve clients. The law practices in St. Louis include:
- Banking and Financial Institutions
- Business Litigation
- Commercial Lending, Capital Markets and Project Finance
- Construction Litigation
- Corporate Compliance
- Corporate Finance and Securities
- Corporate Law
- Creditors Rights, Loan Enforcement and Creditor Bankruptcy
- Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
- Employment Litigation
- Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation
- Family Owned Business Representation
- Health Care
- Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation
- Intellectual Property law
- International Tax
- Internet and Intellectual Business Assets
- Labor and Employment Law
- Life Sciences
- Mergers and Acquistions
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Product Liability
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Transaction
- Science and Technology
- Tax and Business Planning
- Tax Credit
- Tax Credit Finance and Development
- Technology Law
- Toxic and Mass Tort
- Trade Secret Litigation
- Venture and Private Equity Capital
- Wealth Planning and Administration
- Zoning and Land Use
Highly regarded in their fields of practice with numerous credentials, the St. Louis team of attorneys includes a former in house patent counsel and USPTO patent examiner, former general counsel of Apex Oil Company, former Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (International) in the Chief Counsel’s Office at the Internal Revenue Service, former Assistant Attorney of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Associate City Counselor and Counselor to the Mayor of St. Louis, former staff member of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Enforcement, and a registered nurse.
Our attorneys are recognized leaders in law, receiving recognition, honors and recommendations within their field of practice from organizations including American College of Trust and Estate Council, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, American Law Institute, American Bar Foundation, Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, and Martindale Hubbell, among others.
The St. Louis attorneys are committed to the vitality, economic development and sustainability of the St. Louis business and legal communities as they are involved in and serve in leadership roles with the Regional Business Council, the St. Louis Chamber and Growth Association, Downtown St. Louis Community Improvement District, Building Owners and Managers Association, Missouri Growth Association, Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Committee, St. Louis International Tax Group, and the Missouri Asian-American Bar Association.
Passionate about the St. Louis bi-state community, many of the attorneys serve in leadership roles with local charities and civic organizations such as Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, Central Institute for the Deaf, American Heart Association- Missouri Affiliate, Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, St. Louis YMCA, Gateway Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, St. Louis Art Museum Endowment Council, Boys & Girls Town of Missouri, Wyman Center, Inc., and the Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Our Little Haven, Support Dogs, Inc., and Gateway to Hope. The attorneys are also active in pro bono representation as two firm pro bono committee leaders are located in St. Louis.
Each year a collaboration of attorneys, staff and paralegals participate at various levels in the firm’s corporate partnership with the Gateway Area Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – from the Challenge Walk, Corporate Achievers to the MS 150 Bike Tour. In addition, office members team up as they compete in the annual 5K Relay at Go! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend.