Chairman, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
David Braswell is Chairman of Armstrong Teasdale and chairs the firm’s Executive Committee. He has extensive corporate and securities law experience advising a wide range of clients from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies. David is also a former Board Member of the St. Louis Sports Commission.
As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, David created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read David's pledge here.
Armstrong Teasdale has a supplier diversity program through which it partners with minority-owned, women-owned, and LGBT-owned businesses. The firm has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index several years in a row.
Armstrong Teasdale was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2021 and 2022.
Joined LCLD 2019
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2023: Alexandra Thaler; 2022: Untress Quinn; 2021: Ramona Palmer-Eason; 2020: Vance Knapp; 2019: Sarah Sise; 2018: Hillary Bean, 2017: Jovita Foster
2023: Angela Kennedy, Camille Roe, Avila Zepp; 2022: Paul Brusati, Lizl Leonardo, Gabriela Baeza-Stout; 2021: Amy Pauli, Ida Shafaie, Ebonie Davis; 2020: Amber Gonzales, Brittney Herron; 2018: Rachel Orr
1L Scholars Program
2021: Eitan Agagi; 2020: Samra Cordic; 2019: Catherine Morgan; 2018: Yiying Chen
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017
Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
Leadership Summit (2021)
Members: David Braswell, Pat Rasche
Diversity Professionals: Sonji Young
Communications: Monica Kriegel, Katie Davis