Six New Associates Join Lewis Rice

Lewis Rice is pleased to announce that the following six attorneys have joined the Firm as associates. Maikieta A. Brantley, Taylor J. Essner, Benjamin M. Farley, Wheeler Frost, and Trevor T. LaBarge previously participated in our Summer Associate Program. Continue reading to learn more about each new associate.

Maikieta A. Brantley will complete a rotation in the Estate Planning Department followed by the Litigation Department. She received her J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law. Maikieta spent one summer with Lewis Rice and was a recipient of Missouri Lawyers Weekly's Leaders of Tomorrow Award.

T. Hunter Brown is practicing in the Litigation Department. He attended Washington University School of Law, where he received his J.D. Hunter recently served as a federal law clerk for the Hon. D. Price Marshall, Jr. in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas.

Taylor J. Essner has joined the Litigation Department. He received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. Taylor spent a semester in law school serving as a judicial extern for the Honorable Henry E. Autrey for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. He also worked for one summer as a summer associate at Lewis Rice.

Benjamin M. Farley is practicing in the Litigation Department. Ben earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law. He spent two summers with Lewis Rice, and he spent the last year as a law clerk to the Honorable Bobby E. Shepherd of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Wheeler Frost has joined the Corporate Department. He attended Washington University School of Law, where he received his J.D. Wheeler spent two summers with Lewis Rice as a summer associate.

Trevor T. LaBarge is practicing in the Corporate Department. He earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law. Trevor spent one summer with Lewis Rice as a summer associate.


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, Washington and Jefferson City, Missouri and Edwardsville, Illinois. The Firm also has offices in downtown Kansas City, Missouri and suburban Overland Park, Kansas.

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