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Congratulations to the new Thompson Coburn partners for 2019

December 3, 2018

Thompson Coburn is proud to announce that the firm has elected seven attorneys to partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

Sara Chamberlain (St. Louis) represents clients in a variety of environmental litigation, regulatory enforcement, and transactional matters, including those arising under the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA and their state law counterparts. She has helped clients modify and transfer environmental permits, respond to regulatory enforcement actions and inquiries, and investigate environmental concerns tied to corporate transactions. She earned her law degree from William & Mary Law School and her undergraduate degree from Northwest Missouri State University.

Nicole Jobe (St. Louis) advises health care providers and health plans on structuring transactions and analyzing health care regulatory issues with an eye toward effective, proactive compliance that meets the clients' business needs. She has extensive experience in regulatory issues related to HIPAA, fraud and abuse, licensure, and various Medicare and Medicaid matters. Nicole has helped structure complex payor and provider relationships. She has created, and regularly advises clients on operational and regulatory issues related to, clinically integrated networks, messenger model networks, accountable care organizations, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicaid managed care plans, HMOs, health insurance companies, and direct-to-employer networks. Nicole earned her law degree from the University of Tulsa School of Law, an LL.M in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Jeffrey Merar (Chicago) represents clients in the financing, leasing, acquisition and sale of commercial real estate. His litigation experience includes mortgage foreclosures and workouts, breach of contract actions, and post-judgment collection and enforcement actions. Jeff's distinct experience with both transactional and litigation-based commercial real estate allows him to advise on a wide range of industry-related issues. He earned his law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois.