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Greensfelder adds attorneys to Construction, Business Services practice areas

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. has announced that Neil Jackson has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate in its Construction practice group.

Jackson advises corporate and construction entities in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation. He represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and municipalities in construction, commercial, and real estate disputes in state and federal courts across the Midwest.

Jackson has experience working in a broad range of industries and sectors including construction, real estate, product liability, and technology. In addition to assisting clients in the preparation of claims and dispute resolution, he also negotiates and drafts contracts for construction projects.

Before joining Greensfelder, Jackson was an associate at a St. Louis-based boutique law firm.

Jackson earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Also announced is that Steven Ahillen has joined Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.’s St. Louis office as an associate in its Business Services practice group.

Ahillen advises clients on a variety of real estate matters including transactions such as commercial purchase and sale agreements and development deals. His experience includes drafting transactional documents for the assignment of TIF and CID notes and redevelopment rights.

Additionally, Ahillen provides counsel on entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending and borrowing, cybersecurity, entity formation, and regulatory compliance matters. He has negotiated and drafted a variety of corporate and commercial agreements, including letters of intent, employment agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property licensing, loan financing, and shareholder and operating agreements.

Before joining Greensfelder, Ahillen served as an attorney at local St. Louis law firms, including as a litigator. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Health Care Compliance Association, the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce, and the Planning, Services, & Housing Committee for Cardinal Ritter Senior Services in St. Louis.

Ahillen is currently completing his LL.M. in Taxation from the Washington University School of Law, and earned his J.D., cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law and his B.A., summa cum laude, in history and political science from Saint Louis University.

Founded in 1895, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Southern Illinois. Greensfelder offers comprehensive legal solutions for clients locally, nationally and internationally. Areas of practice include business services; communications and media; construction; educational, religious and tax-exempt organizations; employee benefits; employment and labor; energy; franchising and distribution; health care; intellectual property; litigation; real estate; securities and financial services; and trusts and estates. Find out more at

Shown, from left, Neil Jackson and Steven Ahillen.

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