Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 1999
University of Missouri-Columbia,
B.S.P.A., magna cum laude, 1993
Missouri Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
American Bar Association
Commercial Real Estate Women of Saint Louis
Member, 2019-2020 Class of Leadership St. Louis FOCUS St. Louis
Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America", 2016-2023 (by BL Rankings)
Listed in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2009 (by Thomson Reuters)
Thompson Coburn LLP
Thompson Coburn LLP
Blumenfeld, Kaplan & Sandweiss, P.C.
Gayle is a thoughtful and detail-oriented attorney valued by clients for her practical legal counsel.
As co-chair of Thompson Coburn's real estate group, Gayle advises clients in the areas of commercial real estate acquisition and development, as well as real estate and commercial finance. She represents real estate developers and financial institutions, including both bank and non-bank institutional lenders and corporate clients in a variety of complex real estate transactions throughout the United States. Frequently, these transactions involve financing arrangements such as low income housing tax credits, tax increment financing, brownfield tax credits, new market tax credits and historic tax credits.
As co-chair of the Firm's Cannabis industry group, Gayle helps lead a talented interdisciplinary team providing a wide range of legal services to clients. In her cannabis work, Gayle provides counsel on a myriad of real estate issues faced by clients in this unique and disruptive industry. An early adopter and thought-leader on the issue of legalized medical marijuana in Missouri, Gayle's cannabis clients turn to her for sophisticated legal advice.
Subleasing and false advertising: How trademark law can help property managers
Electronic signatures and remote online notarizations during COVID-19
Amendment 3 has passed in Missouri: What’s next for recreational marijuana in the state?
Highlights from Missouri Cannabis Business Breakfast
Missouri DHSS releases proposed rules for medical cannabis cultivation facilities
Zoning green: Local concerns may affect placement of medical cannabis businesses
Missouri DHSS releases first proposed rules for medical cannabis
Opportunities and risks for cannabis tenants
State and Federal Implementation of Industrial Hemp Laws
The State of Cannabis in the States: A Federal Overview
The Dodd Frank Rollback: Easing the Rules for Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) Lending
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