The law firm of Louis Rice is pleased to announce the election of Apollo Carey, Sarah Mullen and Joel Weeks to serve as members of the firm’s management committee.
“Apollo, Sarah and Joel have shown extraordinary leadership in the company,” said company president Rick Walsh. “This election recognizes their strong business acumen and unwavering dedication to excellence. We look forward to the talent, fresh ideas and perspectives that Apollo, Sarah and Joel will contribute.”
Carey practices in the company’s corporate division and serves as co-chair of the real estate practice group. Its clients include public and private entities in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Curry focuses on real estate and tax matters due to his education and background as a former commercial real estate appraiser.
“Apollo has an innate talent for connecting with and inspiring others,” said John Bodnar, corporate division president. “His legal skill and innate ability to cultivate relationships make him a natural leader and promise an invaluable perspective in shaping our firm’s organizational strategy.”
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Mullen serves as co-chair of the Education/Sports Advisory, Advisory, and Practice Group in the firm’s Litigation division. They represent clients in both the public and private sectors and provide advisors on a range of issues, including labor and employment, higher education, municipal and school administration, compliance and immigration issues. Mullen also serves as Vice Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Louis Rice.
“Sara’s election to the Management Committee reflects not only her exceptional legal acumen, but also her demonstrated leadership capabilities,” said Neil Berryman, Head of Litigation. “Sarah has the ability to navigate complex legal environments while effectively guiding and inspiring teams towards success.”
Weeks is the co-chairman of the firm’s estate planning and probate division. He focuses his practice on estate and gift planning with an emphasis on transfer tax planning, business succession planning, estate and trust management, estate and gift tax return preparation, and estate and gift tax disputes. He advises high net worth individuals and families regarding their wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, charitable giving, and asset protection.
“Joel’s proven ability to navigate the complexities of family dynamics, financial complexities and legal nuances is a testament to his leadership,” said Michael Mulligan, former co-chair of Estate Planning and Wills. “This selection reflects his ability to guide not only our customers’ legacy, but also help drive service excellence for our company.”
Throughout the firm’s history, Louis Rice attorneys have made excellence a foundation of their practice. Founded in 1909, more than a century of service provides the company with the expertise, resources and tools to serve the dynamic needs of its clients. A diverse team of more than 160 attorneys provides advice and solutions to challenges facing local, regional and national businesses, as well as individuals and families. Louis Rice maintains offices in downtown St. Louis, suburban Town & Country, Missouri, and Edwardsville, Illinois. The company also has offices in downtown Kansas City, Missouri and suburban Overland Park, Kansas.