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Joshua R. Mourning, Attorney

 

 

Joshua R. Mourning practices in many facets of transactional and general corporate law and across a range of industries, including healthcare, construction, and real estate. His corporate practice involves advising clients on a number of matters including:

  • Forming new businesses (including the appropriate choice of entity)
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Contract drafting/negotiation
  • Corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures

Josh also has particular experience in advising clients in a number of specialized areas:

  • LLC and corporate organizational documents, including operating, shareholder, and buy-sell agreements
  • Design, design/build, engineering, construction, and construction-management contracts
  • Real estate leasing, financing, and title review
  • Software licensing agreements (including software-as-a-service/cloud, software maintenance, and IT consulting agreements) and other commercial transactions
  • Terms of use/privacy policies for websites
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act compliance (especially with regard to advertising via email and text messaging)
  • Negotiating commercial-card agreements, including understanding of ACH and other e-payment industry issues
  • New Markets Tax Credit financing
  • Employee benefits

Josh’s Washington University Law Review article discusses majority voting in corporate director elections; see The Majority Voting Movement: Curtailing Shareholder Disenfranchisement in Corporate Director Elections, 85 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1143 (2007).

Before joining Lowenbaum Law,  Josh was a Senior Managing Associate at Dentons US LLP and an associate at Husch Blackwell LLP.

Education

Washington University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude. Ranked in top 5% of class; Order of the Coif.

Washington University,  John M. Olin School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude. Ranked 1st in class and received Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key for rank.


Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri
Illinois

Outside the Office

When away from the office, Josh likes to run in his South St. Louis neighborhood (especially Francis Park), sometimes stopping by Ted Drewes, and also likes to hike on the trails at Castlewood State Park. Josh considers himself a “foodie,” always eager to try new restaurants in St. Louis, and enjoys listening to music and singing. Josh is involved with Safe Connections, an organization that assists victims of domestic and sexual violence and assault.