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Amina Musa named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30

June 11, 2019

The St. Louis Business Journal has named Thompson Coburn associate Amina Musa to its 30 Under 30 list for 2019. She was selected from more than 300 nominations, and is one of only three attorneys in the 2019 class to receive the honor.

As an associate in Thompson Coburn’s banking and financial services practice, Amina represents large financial institutions in high-level transactions. She has represented a bank in a transaction involving a $27 million syndicated credit facility with over 20 co-borrower companies; helped manage a $50 million transaction that included a floorplan facility, revolving line of credit, and a real estate term loan; and worked on multiple other transactions in amounts over $100 million.

Amina earned her law degree from Saint Louis University, where she served as the executive editor of Saint Louis University Law Journal. She also served as a legal intern with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri and a judicial intern with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Amina obtained a bachelor’s of social work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where she served as a citizen deputy juvenile officer for Child Protective Services with the Family Court of St. Louis County.

A first-generation American and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, Amina is the co-founder and associate executive director of the Muslim Women's Professional Network, a nonprofit based in St. Louis and with chapters in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The Network aims to empower and connect aspiring and current professional Muslim women from all backgrounds. In 2018, the organization was honored as Outstanding Nonprofit Organization of the Year by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of St. Louis. 

The 30 Under 30 Class of 2019 will be honored at a reception on July 11 at the Stifel Theatre in St. Louis.