Harvard Law School,
A.B., cum laude, 1960
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
State Bar of California (Inactive Status)
The Missouri Bar
United States Supreme Court
United States Tax Court
Led St. Louis' successful effort to host 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival
Maryville College John E. Simon Civic Award, 1991
Sold on St. Louis Award for Individual Achievement, 1991
Thompson Coburn LLP
Senior Counsel, 2011-2023
Of Counsel, 1994-1996
Husch & Eppenberger
Of Counsel, 1991-1994
Popkin & Stern
Metropolitan St. Louis Festival Organizing Committee, Inc.
Director and General Counsel, 1989-1997
St. Louis Sports Commission
Director and Secretary/General Counsel, 1989-1997
As an experienced real estate and construction practitioner, Gary counseled clients on a variety of real estate transactions and contract issues.
He represented owners, general contractors and subcontractors in preparing and negotiating contracts, and resolving complex construction disputes. Gary represented developers and lenders on acquisitions, financing, refinancing, construction and leasing of major office buildings and shopping centers. He assisted owners with the purchase, financing and construction of shopping centers, offices, industrial buildings, and light rail and other facilities. He also helped landlords and tenants negotiate and prepare leases for shopping centers, offices and industrial facilities.
Gary has handled multi-property acquisitions and dispositions as part of business merger and acquisition transactions. He has authored articles on real estate matters and served as a panelist and presenter at real estate and construction law seminars.
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