Veteran transactional attorney Timothy R. McFadden joins national law firm Polsinelli as shareholder, and will assist clients with corporate and transactional matters from his office in St. Louis. McFadden, whose legal career spans more than two decades, will concentrate on a variety of sophisticated corporate areas including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, corporate finance, securities and general corporate advice.
“My commitment to understanding clients’ business needs and dedication to client service and success aligns with Polsinelli’s approach to business,” said McFadden. “I’ve been a part of the St. Louis legal community for more than 20 years, and I look forward to continuing and building these types of relationships with clients, locally and nationwide.”
“Tim’s reputation is stellar in the legal, business and civic communities and we are very excited that he chose to join Polsinelli,” said St. Louis Managing Director Randy Gerber.
Polsinelli’s Corporate and Transactional practice provides a wide range of legal services throughout the life cycle of a privately held business, from selecting the appropriate choice of entity through structuring suitable exit strategies. Working in collaboration with attorneys from the firm's other related practices, Polsinelli provides its clients with comprehensive legal advice designed to minimize liability, maintain flexibility and advance the client’s objectives.
“Tim’s experience in complex deal making and understanding of the client’s goals involved in M & A activity adds substantial depth of knowledge to our firm in St. Louis and nationally,” said Corporate & Transactional Practice Chair Jon Henderson, from this Dallas office. “He is a welcome addition to our team that operates without geographic boundaries.”
McFadden earned his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, summa cum laude, from DePauw University. He has been a member of the Missouri Bar since 1993. In addition to his busy law practice, McFadden is an active member of the St. Louis community serving as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Missouri Venture Forum, the Corporate Partners Board of the Saint Louis Art Museum as well as many other civic and charitable Boards.
The American Lawyer has named Polsinelli as the “fastest growing law firm in America” six years in a row. The St. Louis office has been part of that growth. Deeply rooted in the St. Louis region, Polsinelli has a steadfast reputation in the legal and business communities and is known for its sophisticated work, industry knowledge, civic leadership, and an entrepreneurial spirit. These qualities continue to attract talented lawyers as Polsinelli’ s growth is evident in recent rankings as St. Louis’ 7th largest law firm and among its Top 50 regional companies.