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MoveMakers & NewsMakers August 28, 2019


August 28, 2019 - See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."







August 28, 2019 - See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

St. Louis Area

Armstrong Teasdale proudly announces the addition of associates Gregory A. Chriss and Angela Kennedy to its St. Louis office.Chriss, a member of the firm’s corporate services practice group, is skilled in tax law and estate planning. With a background in economics and an advanced legal degree in taxation, Chriss is an incredibly knowledgeable resource for his clients, providing counsel on tax implications and compliance. He also advises on succession planning, using key tools and strategies to protect his clients’ assets, as well as employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Chriss’ experience counseling low-income taxpayers lends to his knowledge of IRS disputes, and as such he has experience preparing memos, affidavits and supporting documents, and compromise offers. Further, Chriss has robust transactional and even international tax law experience, providing guidance on tax policy, treaty provisions and tax avoidance.Kennedy is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group, representing clients in various types of disputes. She is well-versed in all phases of discovery, trial preparation and settlement negotiation. In her past role as a judicial law clerk for Judge David D. Noce in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, she assisted with a diverse caseload, including complex commercial litigation, constitutional litigation, class actions, labor and employment cases, judicial review of administrative decisions, real estate litigation, and criminal matters. Prior to that, Kennedy worked for the University of Missouri Veterans Clinic, as well as The Missouri Bar’s Joint Commission on Women in the Profession. She also worked as a law clerk for a firm in Columbia.

Sam Page, St. Louis County executive, appointed James Layton of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt PC to serve on the St. Louis County Charter Commission. County citizens voted in 2018 to establish the commission, which is charged with framing amendments to or a replacement for the current county charter. The changes will be voted on in 2020.

Kansas City Area

As of Aug. 1, Steve A.J. Bukaty began his well-earned retirement from Bukaty, Aubry & Huntsman, Chartered. Bukaty has given forty-five years of service to the legal profession, and during that time he has advanced the interest of labor unions and their members. Bukaty founded the firm over 21 years ago. The firm expresses its appreciation for his years of service, leadership and guidance over the last several decades and wishes him the best in retirement.

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