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  • Education
    • J.D., Saint Louis University, 1990, Saint Louis University Law Journal, Executive Editor; Achievement Certificate, Uniform Commercial Code
    • B.A., Rockhurst University, 1987, Economics | Political Science

Paul Klug’s practice primarily focuses on general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, securities and private equity. He has experience in the Areas of Focus listed next to this summary and represents clients in the diverse industries such as manufacturing, distribution, food and beverage, service provider, technology and franchise.

Paul provides assistance in general business planning to companies in all stages of existence, from emerging and growing businesses to companies that are downsizing or preparing to sell, including privately held and public companies. He has structured and closed a large number of business transactions with a variety of deal prices and structures involving privately held and public companies. Paul’s work with closely held and family owned businesses includes succession and exit strategy planning and transactions.

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Featured, Smart Business Dealmakers Podcast
March 25, 2021
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Quoted, Smart Business Dealmakers
March 12, 2021
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Speaker, First Bank's Center For Family-Owned Businesses Webinar
February 9, 2021
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Featured, St. Louis Business Journal
April 30, 2020
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Lifecycle of a Deal, Part 3: Deal Execution
Panelist, Association for Corporate Growth – STL Emerging 20
April 2020
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Alignment on the Sell-Side: Understanding Different Types of Buyers
Panelist, Smart Business Dealmakers Conference St. Louis
February 2020
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Attracting the Right Capital
Panelist, The Entrepreneurship Institute Presidents’ Forum
February 2020
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Manufacturing Companies Passing the Torch: Tips, Tools and Tricks in Business Succession Planning
Panel Moderator, Midwest Manufacturing Leaders
September 2019
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M&A Buy Side: Key Steps in Acquiring a Business
Panelist, The Entrepreneurship Institute Presidents’ Forum
February 2019
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Buying and Selling Manufacturing Businesses
Panel Moderator, Midwest Manufacturing Leaders 
May 2018
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