Eight Attorneys Join Lewis Rice

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that attorneys John B. Greenberg, Michael A. Fisher, R. John Klevorn III, H. Kent Munson, and Jeffrey H. Pass have joined the firm as members. In addition, Emily K. Bardon, Charla M. Claypool, and Nora S. Coggin have joined the firm as associates. All attorneys were formerly associated with The Stolar Partnership LLP.

"We are very pleased to have this group of quality and experienced lawyers joining our firm. Each of these well-respected attorneys brings a wealth of knowledge and a breadth of experience that will enable us, as a firm, to better serve our clients," said Lewis Rice Chairman, Thomas C. Erb. "There is great synergy here."

Further commenting on the move, John Greenberg said, "We believe joining Lewis Rice provides a compelling opportunity to better serve our clients from a much broader and deeper platform."

Jeff Pass commented, "We are pleased to be affiliated with a firm of Lewis Rice's caliber, with its long history as a strong and stable leader in the St. Louis legal community. From the outset, we saw this as a perfect fit for our clients, as well as ourselves."

Following are short summaries of our new members and associates.

John Greenberg represents corporate clients in commercial transactions and litigation involving intellectual property, advertising, and antitrust matters.

Michael Fisher's practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation. Michael has extensive jury trial experience in both state and federal courts and substantial experience representing clients in commercial arbitration proceedings.

John Klevorn practices in the area of general business and taxation law, with a particular focus on tax credits and developmental incentives.

Kent Munson's practice focuses on general business litigation, with particular expertise in employment law and labor relations.

Jeff Pass's practice focuses on a variety of general business transactions, with emphasis on business acquisitions and dispositions.

Emily Bardon's practice focuses on general business law, with an emphasis on business acquisitions and assisting closely held businesses. Emily also assists clients on a wide range of immigration matters.

Charla Claypool's practice focuses on intellectual property, advertising, social media, and higher education law.

Nora Coggin's practice focuses on general business law, with an emphasis on business acquisitions and assisting closely held businesses.


Throughout our Firm's history, Lewis Rice attorneys have made excellence the foundation of our practice. Founded in 1909, a century of service has given us the experience, resources and tools to serve our clients' dynamic needs. Our diverse team of over 150 attorneys provides counsel and solutions for the challenges facing local, regional and national businesses, as well as individuals and families. We have offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, and elsewhere in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas.

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