MoveMakers & NewsMakers for Oct. 22, 2020
See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."
Evans & Dixon, LLC is pleased to announce that Katelyn Gannon has joined the firm as an associate in the firm's civil litigation department. She concentrates the majority of her practice on insurance defense, personal injury and premise liability. Gannon’s previous experience includes family law, personal injury, and civil defense. She has had the opportunity to first chair several bench trials in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Franklin County, and Jefferson County.
Armstrong Teasdale announces the addition of Constantino (Tino) Ochoa, Jr., to the firm’s financial and real estate services practice group. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial real estate matters and real estate development.
Ochoa represents companies across the real estate industry, from property owners to banks and financial institutions on the local and national level. His clients also span several industries including the commercial, industrial, energy and agricultural sectors. Ochoa has experience representing clients in the drafting and negotiation of easement agreements, license agreements, utility easements and crossing agreements, letters of intent, listing agreements and leases.
Ochoa also has experience representing high-net worth, high-profile clients, including athletes and celebrities, with respect to endorsement, marketing, appearance and signing agreements, and has engaged other lawyers across practice areas to assist his clients on related matters, including tax, corporate (including nonprofit), trusts and estates, employment and intellectual property law matters. He has provided counsel to such clients in the acquisition and disposition of residential real estate, including condominiums, in the U.S. and internationally, and he also has experience representing companies and brands adverse to athletes and celebrities.
Ochoa is also a founding member of the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis and an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Ochoa spent nine years at another St. Louis area law firm, where he was a member of the real estate, financial and sports and entertainment departments.