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
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Golf Foundation of Missouri Awards First Larry L. Deskins, Sr. Scholarship

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John C. Bodnar Named BTI M&A Client Service All-Star

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OSHA’s New Guidance Regarding Indoor Mask Wearing, COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates, Regular Testing of Unvaccinated Workers, and More

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Lewis Rice Wins $1.5 Million in Compensation for Covington Landowners

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Missouri Now Requires Employers to Provide Leave and Accommodations for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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Michael D. Mulligan Publishes Article in ACTEC Law Journal Comparing Sales to an Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Trust and a to Beneficiary Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Trust

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Lewis Rice Recognized as Top M&A Firm by BTI Consulting Group

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Brian P. Pezza Quoted in SHRM Articles on Employee Vaccination Status Disclosure and Employer Vaccination Policies

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Four Lewis Rice Attorneys Named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

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David W. Sweeney Represents Advantes Group in $7.2 Million Apartment Project

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Michael R. Thiessen Recognized as Pro Bono Spotlight by KCMBF for August

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FTC Reverses Course on Treatment of Debt Payoff Under HSR Act

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Neal F. Perryman Named to Missouri’s POWER List in Employment Law by Missouri Lawyers Media

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First-Issued Interim Final Rule Gives Guidance on No Surprises Act

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FTC Adds Teeth to the ‘Made in USA’ Rule

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Lauren R. Carey Creates New Blog for Social Media Influencers

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61 Lewis Rice Attorneys Named Best Lawyers for 2022, 16 Named Ones to Watch

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