Adjunct Faculty M-P

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Theodore MacDonald
Theodore MacDonald is associated with Burroughs, Hepler, Broom, MacDonald, Hebrank & True. Click Here for Profile 

Scott H. Malin
Scott Malin is a member of  Lathrop & Gage, L.C. He practices in areas of estate planning, business succession planning, taxation, probate and general business law.  Mr. Malin is a member of the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, and a member of the Probate and Trust Law Steering Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.  Mr. Malin is a frequent lecturer and speaker on estate planning, business succession planning and tax issues for various organizations including the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, The University of Missouri - Kansas City, the Chicago Bar Association and The National Business Institute.  He has authored articles for such publications as Estate Planning, the Journal of Taxation, the St. Louis Bar Journal, Probate & Property, and Practical Tax Strategies.  Mr. Malin co-authored a chapter on Sales, Mortgages, Leases and Exchanges, published in Missouri Estate Administration.  Mr. Malin received his B.S. in Accounting in 1986  from Indiana University and his J.D., Order of the Coif, in 1989 from Washington University, where he was a member of the Washington University Law Quarterly.  Mr. Malin also received his CPA certificate from the State of Illinois in 1986.  He is a member of the Illinois Bar, the Missouri Bar, the United States Tax Court, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis , the American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections) and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Michael Markenson
Michael Markenson is associated with Rosenblum, Goldenhersh, Silverstein, & Zafft. Click here for Profile 

The Honorable David Mason
Judge Mason is a 1983 graduate of the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, and a 1980 graduate of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was appointed a Circuit Judge in August of 1991 at the age of 35 and presides over major civil and criminal trials. Judge Mason was elected to the American Law Institute in 1996 and served from 1996 to 2001 as a member of the National board of directors of the American Judicature Society. He has also served for 13 years as an adjunct professor of law at Washington University. In 1992, Judge Mason became the first recipient of the Austin Peay State University Outstanding Young Alumnus Award and in 1999 became the first recipient of the Washington University School of Law Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. Active in numerous civic organizations, Judge Mason received the Thomas D. Cochran Award for community service from the Missouri Bar in 1991, the Excellence in Leadership Award from the Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace in 2003, and is a life member of the National Urban League.

James W. Mathis
James Mathis is a partner at Husch Blackwell. Click here for his profile.

Christallyn McCloud
Christallyn McCloud practices in the corporate area with Bryan Cave LLP. Her practice focuses on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance and related matters. During law school at Washington University, she was named Public Service Law Student of the Year in 2006. In addition, she was recognized by her law school graduating class as the Dan Carter-Earl Tedrow Memorial Award recipient. This award is given to the student seen as an exemplification of the aims of all those entering the profession of law. She serves on the Board of Directors of Wesley House Association and The Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis. She also volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with Voices for Children. Since joining Bryan Cave in 2006, Ms. McCloud was recognized as a "Young Lawyer You Should Know" by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyer Newsletter as as "30 Under 30" outstanding St. Louis area business leaders by the St. Louis Business Journal. She was also selected as a member of the 2009-2010 Missouri Bar Leadership Academy.

Kevin M. McDonald
Dr. Kevin M. McDonald is a U.S. and German-educated attorney who currently serves as Senior Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors to VW Credit, Inc., where he oversees the legal/regulatory, compliance, and corporate secretarial functions of the corporation. Prior to joining VW Credit, Inc., Dr. McDonald served in-house at Volkswagen Financial Services AG in Braunschweig, Germany, where his practice focused on cross-border mergers-and-acquisitions; treasury and corporate finance matters, including asset-backed securitizations; and corporate governance. Before that role, Dr. McDonald served nearly ten years with the Volkswagen Group of America Legal Department in Michigan and Virginia, where his focus centered on complex litigation (consumer class actions); regulatory matters (product compliance, including automobile safety and emissions); and consumer protection law (warranty and lemon law, including advertising). He holds a doctorate in international trade law (magna cum laude) from the University of the Saarland, School of Legal & Business Sciences (Saarbrücken, Germany). He also holds a Master of European Law (LL.M. Eur.) (valedictorian) from the European Institute of Law at the University of the Saarland (Saarbrücken, Germany). He obtained his American law degree (J.D.) from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, and he holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees (German Language & Literature and International & Area Studies (Western European Affairs)) (cum laude) from Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Michigan). In February 2017, he was selected by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning for placement on the Fulbright Specialist Roster, a position he will hold for three years pending assignment with a host institution.

Brigid McNamara
Brigid McNamara is the managing attorney with Access Disability, LLC. Access Disability, LLC is a law firm that focuses on the representation of disabled individuals. Ms. McNamara focuses her practice on appellate law and all areas related to Social Security administrative law. Ms. McNamara received her B.A. degree from Boston College and her J.D. degree from Washington University. She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. Ms. McNamara is a board member of the non-profit organization Marygrove and President and founding member of the Young Professionals Board for Marygrove. She is also a frequent lecturer on such topics as representation of the homeless and handling difficult issues in Social Security disability claims.

Jennifer Merrigan
Jennifer Merrigan is a Principal Attorney with the public interest law firm of Phillips Black where she provides pro-bono, post-conviction representation to prisoners sentenced to death or life without parole. Prior to joining Phillips Black, she was an Assistant Public Defender with the capital habeas unit of the Office of Public Defender in Wilmington, Delaware, and an attorney and Acting Director with the Death Penalty Litigation Clinic in Kansas City. For her work in Missouri, she received the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2010 Atticus Finch Award. Ms. Merrigan is a frequent speaker at conferences and training seminars on capital habeas and death penalty mitigation. She is a graduate of DePaul University and the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Edward (E.J.) J. Miller
E.J. Miller is an attorney at Mickes Goldman O'Toole, LLC. Click here for his profile.

Michelle Monahan
Michelle Monahan is an Assistant Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri. Ms. Monahan defended individuals facing criminal prosecution throughout the State of Missouri for over 15 years. She litigated cases ranging from juvenile offenses to murder with a focus on mental health law. She specialized in Capital Defense Litigation with the Missouri State Public Defender Capital Trial Division. Among a select group of attorneys, she represented individuals facing lifetime confinement under the Missouri Sex Offender Civil Commitment Laws. Ms. Monahan serves as an Executive Board Member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and was a recipient of the Atticus Finch Award. She serves as Vice Chair to the Missouri Bar Criminal Law Committee. Ms. Monahan has been called to testify before Missouri Congressional Committees on criminal code reform, representation of the indigent and public safety laws.

Sarah Narkiewicz
Ms. Narkiewicz has been a Lecturer in Law and Advisor in the LL.M. tax program since 2004, teaching tax courses as well as supervising the extern program for the LL.M. students. She also taught taxation at St. Louis University's School of Business for six years. A 1997 graduate of Washington University School of Law with an undergraduate degree in accounting, Ms. Narkiewicz was a tax attorney for six years with Husch Blackwell and The Stolar Partnership and worked as a tax consultant before law school with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Andrew Nash
Andrew Nash is Vice President in the Legal Department at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Nash previously served as an associate in the Financial Institutions Group at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and as a law clerk to the Hon. Duane Benton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Mr. Nash’s practice focuses on large bank and derivatives regulation, and he has worked on a range of M&A, capital markets and credit transactions. Mr. Nash has a J.D. from Washington University School of Law, an M.A. in Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University (Delhi, India), and a B.A. in Politics from Washington and Lee University.

Jay A. Nathanson
Jay Nathanson is a principal at the law firm of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri, where he specializes in tax planning, tax controversies, transactions, corporate law and business practice.  His education, honors and distinctions include:  summer Intern for Internal Revenue Service Regional Counsel, New York, NY; Trial Attorney for the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; B.A. degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan; J.D. degree from the University of Miami; member of Law Review of the University of Miami; past President of the Tax Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; adjunct professor at the Washington University School of Law in the Master's of Taxation Program; former member of the St. Louis County Economic Council Business Development Advisory Board; former Member of the Board of Directors of Mid-America Tax Conference; and included in Best Lawyers in America, in Taxation since 2001 and in Corporate beginning 2008.

Burton Newman
Burton Newman is a seasoned trial lawyer with wide ranging experience, primarily in the fields of catastrophic injuries and medical malpractice.  In 2003 he was named one of the top ten lawyers in the State of Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.   He maintains his private practice in Clayton, Missouri and is of counsel in St. Louis to the Cochran Firm, founded by Johnnie Cochran in fourteen cities in the United States.  Burton Newman attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and earned his J.D. with honors in 1972.  He was an editor of the Missouri Law Review and  selected for the national honorary, Order of the Coif.  He published on the Equal Protection Clause in the Missouri Law Review.  In addition to his tort-based practice, he has done considerable pro bono work.  He is a General Counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union/ Eastern Missouri.  He was recently named a member of the Board of NARAL Pro Choice Missouri.  He was lead counsel in the Missouri suit challenging the constitutionality of concealed weapons legislation in the Missouri Supreme Court in 2004.  In 2006, he participated at trial and argued the appeal challenging legislation requiring voter photo identification.  The Missouri Supreme Court struck down the law. As an Adjunct Professor at Washington University Law School in St. Louis he teaches an advanced course on the trial of catastrophic injury cases.  He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum; the St. Louis County Bar Association; the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; and Missouri Trial Lawyers Association.  Burt has been admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. Federal Court of Washington, D.C., and various District Courts.

Melissa G. Nolan
Melissa graduated from Bradley University and Washington University School of Law. She currently is an associate with Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C. Melissa's immigration practice focuses primarily on employment based cases, including the representation both of individual employees and of employers of all sizes, from companies with just one employee to large, multinational companies. She assists universities, professors, and researchers, file petitions for labor certification and for the waiver of the labor certification requirement. In addition to the preparation of petitions to allow U.S. companies to hire foreign workers, she also helps employers comply with federal laws regarding employment eligibility issues. She is a member of the International Committee of the Mid-County YMCA.  Click here for her law firm profile.

Ronald A. Norwood
Ronald A. Norwood is a partner at Lewis, Rice & Fingersch, LC. Click here for his firm bio.

James Nowogrocki
James Nowogrocki is a partner at Weiss & Associates, P.C. Click here for Profile 

Tino Ochoa
Tino Ochoa is a member of the Real Estate and Financial Services Client Service Groups in the St. Louis office of Bryan Cave LLP. Mr. Ochoa has experience in the areas of real estate development, acquisition, sale, finance, and leasing. He also represents both debtors and creditors in syndicated credit facilities and other secured and unsecured financing transactions. Mr. Ochoa is actively involved in revitalization efforts in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood and serves as the coordinator for Bryan Cave’s guardian ad litem pro bono program. He was named to Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” and St. Louis Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.” Mr. Ochoa is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Saint Louis University.

Daniel P. O'Donnell, Jr.
Dan O'Donnell is an associate at Jackson Lewis. Click here for his firm bio. 

Jackalyn A. Olinger
Jackalyn Olinger is an associate with the asbestos litigation law firm French & Mudd in St. Louis.  Her practice focuses on plaintiff’s asbestos-related injury litigation.  Miss Olinger graduated from St. Louis University School of Law in 2005 with her juris doctorate.  She is a member of several legal organizations, and serves on the Executive Boards for the Mound City Bar Association, New Lawyers Division of the American Association for Justice, and the Minority Caucus of the American Association for Justice.  She is also on the Junior Board of Directors for the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, and is currently Co-Chair of their silent auction, Old Bags™.    She is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, California, the Northern District of Illinois, and the Southern  District of Illinois.  Click here for firm website. 

Kevin F. O'Malley
Kevin O’Malley is a partner at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale. Click here for his firm profile 

Paul Paese
Professor Paese has been an adjunct faculty member at Washington University since 1999, having taught mainly in the Olin Business School. Paul is the founder and president of Paese Management Consulting, a consulting practice dedicated to helping clients improve their leadership and business results through productive dialogue and the skillful management of conflict. For more than 10 years, in addition to coaching and teaching at the graduate level, Paul has worked with executives, groups, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. His clients have included large corporations, educational institutions, medium sized companies, and various professional groups. Paul has a PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was formerly professor and director of the doctoral program in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. He is an alumnus of the Action Design Institute, where he honed his consulting skills and has served as an associate faculty member. He is also a certified mediator, trained at the University of Missouri, School of Law. Paul left his tenured university position in 2006 to accommodate his growing consulting practice. A recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and a gifted mentor, Paul brings to his consulting well-honed expertise and exceptional skill as a coach and facilitator. These skills are complemented by Paul’s resolute commitment to practical learning and his passion for helping leaders and teams maximize their potential. Click here for more information.

Lloyd Palans
Lloyd Palans is associated with Bryan Cave LLP. Click Here for Profile  

Michael Paley
Mike Paley is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Michael Paley's practice focuses on complex business transactions, including leveraged buyouts of private and public companies, strategic mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as management equity arrangements and executive employment and compensation matters. Michael led the team on CME's acquisition of the Dow Jones indexes business and has led numerous leveraged buyout and sale transactions on behalf of numerous private equity firms, including Madison Dearborn Partners, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Peak Rock Capital, Tenex Capital Management, Pegasus Capital Partners, Great Hill Partners and Liberty Partners and their respective portfolio companies, as well as public and private companies including CDW Corporation, Bolthouse Farms, Apollo Group, Yankee Candle Company and Wyndham Worldwide.

Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr.
Donald F. Parsons, Jr. is a Vice Chancellor of Delaware’s Court of Chancery. Vice Chancellor Parsons regularly handles complex commercial litigation, including cases dealing with important issues affecting corporate governance under the Delaware General Corporation Law and various alternative entity statutes. Before joining the Court of Chancery, he was a senior partner at the law firm of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, where he worked for 24 years. While in private practice, Vice Chancellor Parsons specialized in intellectual property litigation, participated in numerous jury and nonjury patent and trade secret trials, and was recognized as a leader in his field. In 2009 and 2010, Vice Chancellor Parsons served as president of the American College of Business Court Judges, which consists of judges from commercial, business, and technology courts in over 25 states from all over the United States. He also served as a business court representative to the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. In August 2010, Vice Chancellor Parsons was appointed an Advisor to the governing Council of the Business Law Section, and in August 2013, he began a four-year term as a member of the Council. Vice Chancellor Parsons also is a Past President of the Delaware State Bar Association and helped create Delaware’s award-winning Combined Campaign for Justice to help provide legal services to those in need.

Bhavik Patel
Bhavik Patel is an Associate at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C. Click here for Profile. 

Joseph Perkovich
Joseph Perkovich is a founding principal attorney of Phillips Black, Inc., a nationwide public interest organization delivering direct representation for prisoners under sentences of death or life without parole while building a sustainable, scalable model for indigent representation. Prior to forming Phillips Black, Perkovich trained and practiced at global law firms in New York. In addition to death penalty cases, his work concerned complex commercial litigation, business crisis management, and white-collar criminal investigations. Before training in New York, he served as a director of research in the University of Oxford's law faculty conducting studies on telecommunications and media regulation in the European Union and the Mediterranean. After earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina, he directed programming for a community-based organization combating poverty and racial inequality in the rural south.

Justin D. Perryman
Justin D. Perryman was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and now resides and is a practicing attorney in Houston, Texas specializing in business and contract law in the fields of oil & gas, communications and health care. Prior to moving to Texas in 1995 he was an attorney working in Mexico City, Mexico specializing in international investment and trade law in the fields of telecommunications, utilities, food & beverage and transportation. He is fluent in conversational and business Spanish and services numerous Latin American clients. Justin maintains business interests in several local companies ranging from health care, real estate and government contracting. Justin sits on the boards of several companies and non-profit organizations. In addition to his professional civilian career, Justin is a Major in the Texas Army National Guard and is currently the Staff Judge Advocate for the 71st Troop Command, Texas Army National Guard. Justin has deployed oversees in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Sinai for Rotation #49 with the Multi-National Forces & Observers where he was the Command Judge Advocate for the 1-124 Calvary Squadron of the 36th Infantry Division. He was the legal advisor for Texas Military Forces during Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike, trial defense advisor during Operation Jump Start Border Mission, as well as the Challenger Space Shuttle Recovery Mission. Justin has deployed for shorter missions to the Czech Republic and Honduras with the National Guard. He most recently deployed with the 136th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the 36th Infantry Division to Kabul, Afghanistan deployed as the Command Judge Advocate for Task Force Centurion which had command and control over the Kabul Base Cluster consisting of eight bases and ten thousand military personnel and contractors. Justin is the former President of the National Guard Association of Texas with over 30,000 members where he advocates for military and veteran issues in Austin and Washington. Justin lives in Katy with his family on a twenty acre tree farm where they raise alpacas, llamas and miniature donkeys. He is a boy scout leader and soccer coach for the past twenty seasons. Justin is the longest serving judge advocate for the Katy chapters of the American Legion and VFW, as well as a long time member of the Houston Livestock and Rodeo. Justin was educated at Tulane, Georgetown and Washington Universities where he earned a bachelors, masters and juris doctorate degrees. He has taught at as an adjunct professor for the University of Maryland and Central Texas College while deployed to Egypt and Afghanistan with the US Army and most recently with Washington University School of Law. Justin has filed as a candidate for State Representative in District 132 in northwest Harris County, Texas.

Alan Pratzel
Alan Pratzel was appointed as the Chief Disciplinary Counsel by the Supreme Court of Missouri in April 2007. In his position with the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, Mr. Pratzel oversees the investigation and disposition of all complaints against lawyers in the State of Missouri. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Pratzel served for twenty-two years as a Special Representative for the Region X and XI Disciplinary Committees in St. Louis. Prior to becoming Chief Disciplinary Counsel, Mr. Pratzel was in private practice in the City of St. Louis.

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