Apollo Carey, Sarah Mullen, and Joel Weeks Named to Lewis Rice Management CommitteeAugust 28, 2023
“Apollo, Sarah and Joel have demonstrated extraordinary leadership at the firm,” said Firm Chairman Rick Walsh. “These elections recognize their keen business acumen and unwavering dedication to excellence. We look forward to the talent, fresh ideas and perspectives that Apollo, Sarah and Joel will contribute.”
Carey practices in the firm’s Corporate Department and serves as co-chair of the Real Estate Practice Group. His clients include both public and private entities in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Carey focuses on real estate and tax matters due to his education and background as a former commercial real estate appraiser.
“Apollo has an innate talent for connecting with and inspiring others,” said Corporate Department Chair John Bodnar. “His legal skill and innate ability to cultivate relationships make him a natural leader and promise an invaluable perspective in shaping our firm’s organizational strategy.”
Mullen serves as co-chair of the Education/Sports Advisory & Consulting Practice Group and practices in the firm’s Litigation Department. She represents clients in both the public and private sectors and counsels on a host of issues, including labor and employment, higher education, municipal and school governance and compliance, and immigration issues. Mullen also serves as vice chair of Lewis Rice’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
“Sarah’s election to the Management Committee reflects not only her exceptional legal acumen, but also her demonstrated leadership abilities,” said Litigation Department Chair Neal Perryman. “Sarah has the ability to navigate complex legal landscapes while effectively steering and inspiring teams toward success.”
Weeks is co-chair of the firm’s Estate Planning & Probate Department. He focuses his practice on estate and gift planning with an emphasis on transfer tax planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, preparation of estate and gift tax returns, and estate and gift tax controversies. He advises high-net-worth individuals and families with respect to their wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, charitable giving, and asset protection.
“Joel’s proven ability to navigate the complexities of family dynamics, financial intricacies and legal nuances is a testament to his leadership,” said Michael Mulligan, immediate past Estate Planning & Probate Department co-chair. “This election reflects his capacity to guide not only our clients’ legacies, but also help drive our firm’s outstanding service.”
About Lewis Rice
Throughout the Firm’s history, Lewis Rice attorneys have made excellence the foundation of their practice. Founded in 1909, more than a century of service gives the Firm the experience, resources and tools to serve their clients’ dynamic needs. A diverse team of more than 160 attorneys provides counsel and solutions for the challenges facing local, regional and national businesses, as well as individuals and families. Lewis Rice maintains offices in downtown St. Louis, suburban Town & Country, Missouri and Edwardsville, Illinois. The Firm also has offices in downtown Kansas City, Missouri and suburban Overland Park, Kansas.