Drew H. Yaeger Joins the Corporate Department

The St. Louis office of Lewis Rice is pleased to announce that Drew H. Yaeger has joined the Corporate Department as an associate. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general commercial law and corporate governance. Drew was formerly associated with Thompson Coburn LLP.

Drew represents a broad spectrum of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to mid-market and smaller enterprises, in all types of merger and acquisition transactions, especially in the drafting and negotiation of stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, and merger agreements. He has particular experience advising biotech and other privately held tech companies regarding their financing and capitalization. With respect to general corporate matters, Drew advises his clients in regulatory filings, raising capital, compliance, corporate governance, takeover defenses, and shareholder proposals.

"We are so pleased to have Drew join the Corporate Department. His experience and breadth of knowledge in corporate finance and securities will be assets to our team and our clients," said John J. Riffle, Corporate Department Chairman.

Throughout our Firm's history, Lewis Rice attorneys have made excellence the foundation of our practice. Founded in 1909, more than a century of service has given us the experience, resources and tools to serve our clients' dynamic needs. Our diverse team of more than 150 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, Washington and Jefferson City, Missouri and Edwardsville, Illinois. We also have offices in downtown Kansas City, Missouri and suburban Overland Park, Kansas.