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MoveMakers & NewsMakers for June 6, 2023


See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

St. Louis | Mid-Missouri

St. Louis

Four partners in Armstrong Teasdale's St. Louis office were elected to serve on the firm's executive committee for a three-year term. They are Richard Brophy, Maureen Bryan, Joseph Hipskind Jr., and Martin Walsh. Partner Jeff Schultz was re-elected to the firm's compensation committee for a three-year term.

Brophy focuses on complex intellectual property cases, primarily involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and antitrust violations. 

Bryan leads the firm’s health care and life sciences industry team. She defends clients in litigation alleging catastrophic injuries as a result of medical malpractice, products liability, and premises liability. In addition, she represents clients in matters involving breach of protected health information. 

Hipskind counsels clients on a wide range of corporate and franchise matters and real estate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, commercial and residential development, leasing, and commercial finance. He represents franchisees, retailers, homebuilders, auto dealers, commercial tenants, and sports facility owners. 

Walsh concentrates his practice on advising a broad range of business clients, helping them secure value in new opportunities while alleviating risk. He has extensive transactional experience representing clients throughout the U.S. and internationally.

Schultz is an experienced business litigator and trial lawyer who has extensive knowledge about the field of data security and privacy. This background led him to be named leader of the firm’s data innovation, security, and privacy practice area and co-chair of the noncompete and trade secrets practice area. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the U.S. (CIPP/US).


Gov. Mike Parson appointed Carole Iles to the Administrative Hearing Commission. 

Iles previously served as of counsel to Akerman LLP and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. She has served as general counsel for the Missouri Department of Revenue, as an assistant attorney general for Missouri, and as a law clerk to Judge Charles Blackmar of the Supreme Court of Missouri. 

Iles received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri–Columbia, where she was a member of the Missouri Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif. She earned a B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.



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