Lewis Rice brings its wealth of experience in corporate and estate law to benefit closely held and smaller business clients. We have a diverse practice representing private business enterprises across a broad range of legal needs.

Our Services

Our attorneys have represented clients in manufacturing, service, retail, financial businesses, family limited partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and other business entities. Types of matters include:

  • Formation and startup of businesses
  • Financing activities
  • Agreements among shareholders regarding business relationships
  • Succession planning
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Negotiating commercial transactions and distributorship agreements
  • Regulatory compliance matters
  • Employment, employee benefit, and ERISA matters
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Real estate transactions

The Firm brings its considerable experience in the areas of environmental, tax, real estate, employee benefits, and litigation to the service of our smaller business customers.

Firm Highlights
Diversity & Inclusion

Two Lewis Rice Members Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

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EEOC Issues Updated Guidance on COVID Vaccination Policies

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Federal Appellate Court Determines a Website Is Not a “Place of Public Accommodation” Under the ADA

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DOL Publishes Cybersecurity Guidance for Benefits Plans

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Brian P. Pezza Gives Advice on Vaccination Acceptance in the Workforce in Society for Human Resource Management Article

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Temporary COBRA Changes Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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The Changing Workplace Following the Latest CDC Mask Guidance

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Missouri Supreme Court Reverses Overtime Wages Judgment Resulting from Employer-Mandated Screenings Under the Portal-to-Portal Act

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Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton Negotiate $700,000 Award to Cobb County, Georgia Landowners in Rails-to-Trails Case

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Jeannine Moentmann Becomes President of St. Louis Paralegal Association for 2021-2022

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Public Access to Electronic Court Records in Missouri

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Model COBRA Notices Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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COVID-19 Rescue Plan Act Expands Paid Leave Availability but Does Not Revive Employer Mandates

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CROWN Act Legislation on the Verge of Passage in St. Louis City & County

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Diversity & Inclusion

Lewis Rice Member Ronald A. Norwood Serves on Missouri Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyers of Color to Establish Diversity, Inclusion Programs

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Jeremy P. Brummond Presents at Webinar for Experienced Construction Attorneys

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The New Standard Contractual Clauses: Scope, Impact, and Next Steps

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Supreme Court Hands Down Unanimous Decision Limiting FTC’s Ability to Seek Monetary Relief

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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast Hosts Ronald A. Norwood to Discuss Mentorship, Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Industry, and the Importance of Equity for All

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Lewis Rice Welcomes 2021 Summer Associates

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