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Don Downing named among the Best Lawyers of 2022

Mizzou Law alumnus and Gray Ritter Graham attorney Don Downing (’82) was named a was named the Best Lawyers 2022 Litigation – Banking and Finance St. Louis “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on…

Garrison Joins Husch Blackwell as Partner

Tim Garrison (MPA ’02, JD ’03) resigned from his appointment as United States Attorney in February, 2021, and is now a partner in the White Collar, Internal Investigations, and Compliance practice group at Husch Blackwell. He continues to serve as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, and in June, 2021, was appointed an appellate judge for the…

Fridkin Among Attorneys Named 2021 Florida Super Lawyers

Jeffrey D. Fridkin, ’80, is included in the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list. Each year no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Florida are selected by Super Lawyers to receive the Super Lawyers honor Fridkin is a founding member of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and is chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Fridkin has been…

Wilson appointed as chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court

The Honorable Paul C. Wilson, ’92, has been appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri. In 2012, former Gov. Jay Nixon, ’81, appointed him to the Supreme Court to replace the retiring William Ray Price, Jr. Wilson worked in private practice and the Missouri Attorney General’s Office before his…

Jennings joins Milhaus as general counsel

Quentin Jennings, ’01, has joined Milhaus, a national award-winning developer, owner and operator of Class-A multifamily properties as general counsel. Jennings has served as an attorney with reputable companies over the past 18 years and will use this experience to lead and guide Milhaus on all corporate legal matters, including recapitalizations, organizational structuring, and compliance related to corporate…

Moon appointed as associate circuit judge

Governor Mike Parson appointed Corey R. Moon, ’14, as Associate Circuit Judge for the 2nd Judicial Circuit. He will fill the associate circuit judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Fred L. Westhoff, ’78. Moon, of Canton, had served as the prosecuting attorney of Knox County,…