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Michael Lause

Partner

St. Louis
314 552 6069 direct

Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business transactions, governmental and nonprofit law.

Mike serves as Chair of Thompson Coburn's Public Finance and Public Law Department and served as the long-time Chair of the Firm's Corporate Department. Mike served for many years on the Firm's Executive Committee.

In 2012 Mike was named Best Lawyers® St. Louis Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year and in 2013 and 2019 he was named Best Lawyers® St. Louis Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year. Mike has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Chambers USA, Who's Who in America, and Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers. He focuses his practice in public finance, corporate, governmental and nonprofit law. He has represented state and local governmental entities, financial institutions and other corporate and business entities.

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Congratulations to our 14 ‘Lawyers of the Year’ for 2019

116 Thompson Coburn attorneys featured in 2019 Best Lawyers® list

23 Thompson Coburn attorneys recognized in 2016 Chambers USA

25 Thompson Coburn attorneys recognized in 2015 Chambers USA

Thompson Coburn represents issuer in 2014 Health Care Deal of the Year

112 Thompson Coburn attorneys featured in 2015 Best Lawyers list

27 Thompson Coburn attorneys recognized in 2014 Chambers USA

University of Missouri refinances $300 million in outstanding bonds

Federal judge rules sovereign immunity bars claims related to industrial development bonds

Thompson Coburn leads refinancing of St. Louis County’s bond obligations for Busch Stadium

19 Thompson Coburn partners named 2013 St. Louis Lawyers of the Year