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MoveMakers & NewsMakers for Nov. 26, 2019


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

MoveMakers & NewsMakers

St. Louis | Kansas City | Elsewhere in Missouri

St. Louis Area

The Association of Corporate Counsel - St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL) received the 2019 Gold Chapter of Distinction at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting in October held in Phoenix.

The ACC STL Chapter is one of 10 chapters selected this year for the Gold Chapter Distinction. The award recognizes the Chapter’s accomplishments in areas including programming, membership recruitment, and governance/operations.

“This is an incredible honor for the St. Louis chapter and a reflection of the support, commitment and involvement from the ACC STL board, committees, members, and sponsors. Everyone contributed to making this happen,” said Chrissy Teske, 2019 ACC STL President, and senior attorney with Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

In 2018, ACC STL received the Gold Level Award and the Innovation Award for Best Membership/Recruitment.

Other 2019 Gold Chapter of Distinction Award winners include: Austin, Chicago, Greater Philadelphia, Houston, Nevada, San Diego, Southern California, South/Central Texas, and Tampa Bay.

Kansas City Area

Armstrong Teasdale proudly announces the addition of Ebonie Davis to the firm’s financial and real estate services practice group in Kansas City as an associate. She primarily represents clients in real estate transactions involving a wide variety of financing methods.

Skilled in negotiation, Davis is adept at critically reviewing leases, contract agreements and loan documents. She also has in-depth experience handling transactions that involve bond financing and low-income housing tax credit financing.

Further, Davis has drafted motions, briefs and pleadings for administrative and federal judicial proceedings in her past role in the Office of the General Counsel for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). She advised federal agencies in connection with multifamily housing loan closings, community facilities loan closings, and water and sewer project closings. Davis also represented the USDA and its agencies and provided assistance to the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorneys in connection with trial and appellate matters in state and federal court.

Elsewhere in Missouri

Mariann Morgan with Checkett & Pauly, PC of Carthage was appointed to the Missouri Southern State University Board of Governors. 

Morgan currently serves on the McCune Brooks Healthcare Foundation and the Carthage Community Foundation Board. She holds a B.A. in organizational communication from Creighton University in Ohama, Nebraska, and a J.D. from the University of Georgia in Athens. 


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