Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. says Kevin F. O’Malley, of counsel in the firm’s St. Louis office, has been appointed as the Ambassador in Residence and Professor of Practice affiliated with the Center for International and Comparative Law at Saint Louis University School of Law.
A graduate of SLU LAW, O’Malley previously served as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland from 2014 to 2017 under the administration of President Barack Obama.
O’Malley will counsel students and serve as a resource for the Center for International and Comparative Law, which builds networks and alliances locally and internationally and provides high-quality legal talent that is conversant and comfortable with other cultures and legal environments.
O’Malley also practiced at Greensfelder prior to his ambassadorship, previously leading the firm’s medical negligence and white-collar crime practice areas. A former federal prosecutor, O’Malley has tried numerous cases to conclusion in federal and state courts. As U.S. ambassador to Ireland, he partnered with the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and other entities to promote the work of the 700 American businesses based in Ireland and flourishing there and throughout the European Union.
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, has offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville.