Tom Minogue is the Chairman of Thompson Coburn. His legal practice is focused on corporate law and governance, mergers and acquisitions and finance. He has over 30 years of experience in board of director counseling, strategic business planning and corporate structuring, business acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, shareholder relations and redemptions, private placements, commercial finance, asset securitizations and other types of corporate work. Tom regularly represents both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses, and has a particular focus on representing large privately-held companies. He has successfully concluded transactions of all sizes, ranging from a few million dollars to multiple billions of dollars.
Tom was named by The Best Lawyers of America® as its St. Louis Corporate Lawyer of the Year for 2011, its St. Louis Corporate Compliance Lawyer of the Year for 2013 and 2015, and its St. Louis Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year for 2014. Tom also has received the highest rankings from Chambers USA (Band 1, Corporate/M&A St. Louis) and Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (Top 100 Missouri & Kansas; Top 50 St. Louis) for multiple years. Chambers has quoted clients recognizing his "substantial depth of experience across the spectrum" and his "great job of marshalling the resources of the firm to meet our needs." The current edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 recognizes Tom in the areas of corporate compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. In 2008, LawDragon listed him as one of the 500 leading lawyers in America.