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Vander Tuig Joins Armstrong Teasdale’s IP Practice

Marc W. Vander Tuig, ’02, joined Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis as a partner focusing on intellectual property litigation. Vander Tuig has helped his clients win complex patent cases in district courts throughout the United States and at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also has extensive experience handling contested cases at the Patent Trial and…

Ayres Selected for “40 Under Forty”

John C. Ayres, ’06, has been selected for the 20th class of “40 Under Forty” honorees by Ingram’s magazine in Kansas City. According to the magazine, those selected “reflect the highest levels of ethics and integrity; have shown a commitment to entrepreneurial thinking and a clear record of achievement in business; have attained executive-level managerial status and demonstrated strong leadership…

Seltzer Elected to Parkway Board of Education

Kevin L. Seltzer, ’07, was elected to the Parkway Board of Education in St. Louis, Mo., on April 3, 2018. He will serve a three-year term. During his campaign, he said he hopes to do his part “to help the district develop capable, curious, caring and confident learners who understand and respond to the challenges of an ever-changing world.” Seltzer…

Patterson Opens the Law Office of Steven M. Patterson

Steven M. Patterson, ’15, and his wife returned to their hometown of Salem, Mo., with their son in November 2017. He opened his practice, the Law Office of Steven M. Patterson, specializing in real estate, estate planning, probate and business law. See www.smpattersonlaw.com for more…

Risvold Practices with The Collins Law Firm

John D. Risvold, ’12, is a trial lawyer with The Collins Law Firm in Naperville, Ill., where he focuses his practice on personal injury, medical negligence, nursing home abuse and neglect, and environmental and toxic tort cases exclusively on behalf of…

Sun Named Kemper Fellow for Teaching Excellence

Carlos C. Sun, ’11, was named a William T. Kemper Fellow for Teaching Excellence at the University of Missouri. The fellowship was established in 1991 by William T. Kemper, a 1926 MU graduate, who was a well-known civic leader in Kansas City until his death in 1989. His 52-year career in banking included top positions at banks in Missouri, Kansas…

Strueby Named Partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Dana M. Strueby, ’10, was promoted to partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon on March 1, 2018. She focuses her practice on product liability, class action and complex litigation for consumer goods, and is based in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo.,…

Crowell Named Partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Zachary A. Crowell, ’10, was promoted to partner of Shook, Hardy & Bacon on March 1, 2018. He focuses his practice on international product liability, class action litigation and regulatory matters for consumer goods, and is based in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo.,…