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Thomas J. Minogue

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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.

American Heart Association
Director, St. Louis Chapter (1988-2000)
Director, Missouri Affiliate (1992-1998)
Chairman of the Board, St. Louis Chapter (1991-1993)
Boy Scouts of America
Director, St. Louis Council (2010-Present)
COCA (Center of Creative Arts)
Director (2009-Present)
Navy League of St. Louis
Director (2013-Present)
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center
Director (1987-Present)
President (1993-1995)
St. Louis Regional Chamber
Member, Executive Committee (2011-Present)
Corporate Secretary (2011-Present)
Director (2008-Present)
United Way of Greater St. Louis
Director, Executive Committee (1997-Present)
Chairman, Professional Division (1996, 2006 and 2008)
University of Missouri-St. Louis
President, Chancellor's Council (2015)
Member, Chancellor’s Council (1997-2003; 2006-Present)
Barry-Wehmiller Group
Enterprise Holdings
Mayflower Transit
Peabody Energy
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Specialty Hospital
United Van Lines
United Way-Greater St. Louis
U.S. Bank
Named Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Compliance Law in St. Louis by "Best Lawyers®" (2013, 2015)
Named Lawyer of the Year for Mergers and Acquisitions Law in St. Louis by "Best Lawyers®" (2014)
Named Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Law in St. Louis by "Best Lawyers®" (2011)
Listed in "The Best Lawyers In America®" (2001-2015)
Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Law
Listed in "Chambers USA" as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A in St. Louis (2009-2016)
Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2008)
Listed in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers" (2005-2012)
Corporate Law
American Heart Association
Arthur Strauss Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient (2002)
Missouri Hospital Association
Excellence in Governance Award Recipient (2010)
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient (1997)
"7 big things for all businesses to know," St. Louis Business Journal’s 2014 Top 150 Privately Held Companies Dinner (May 2014)
Keynote speaker, University of Missouri-St. Louis 50th Anniversary Jubilee (September 2013)
Thomas J. Minogue
Thomas J. Minogue