Maury B. Poscover: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Maury B. Poscover

St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Financial Services
  • Banking & Finance
  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1717
Fax: 314.480.1505
University Lehigh University, B.A., 1966
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 1969 Washington University Law Quarterly, Note Editor and Business Manager
Admitted1969, Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships
•American Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1999-present; Board of the American Bar Association Retirement Funds, 2014; Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, 2007-2010; Board of Governors, 1999-2002; Nominating Committee, 2002-2005, 2012-present; Standing Committee on Membership and Marketing, chair, 2003-2006
•American Bar Association, Business Law Section, chair, 1997-1998; Commercial Financial Services Committee, chair, 1986-1990; The Business Lawyer, former editor-in-chief; Business Law Today, former editor-in-chief
•American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, charter member and former president
•American Law Institute - American Bar Association CLE, Governing Board, 2003-2012; president, 2009-2012
•American Law Institute
•The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, president, 1983-1984
•The Missouri Bar, Board of Governors, 1978-1980


Maury represents commercial financial institutions in structuring secured, cash-flow and unsecured loans, developing strategies, handling financial restructurings and advising on lender liability avoidance. He also provides counsel to middle-market and multinational companies, serving their needs in mergers, acquisitions and disposition of their businesses.

Maury has held numerous leadership positions with the American Bar Association (ABA), including Chair of the Business Law Section and member of the ABA Board of Governors. Among other accomplishments, Maury was active in the Business Law Section's efforts to develop standardization and guidelines for opinion-issuing in third-party transactions, known as the Silverado Accord. For three years he served on the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, which evaluates nominees to the federal bench.

Maury serves on the firm's Diversity Council.

Awards and Recognitions
•American Bar Association Business Law Section, Chair's Award, 2005
The Best Lawyers In America, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Equipment Finance Law, 1995-2015; St. Louis Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2011, 2014; St. Louis Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, 2012
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2005-2013; Top 50 St. Louis, 2006
•The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Award, 1992
•Washington University School of Law, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2003

Civic Involvement
•Childhaven, president, 1985-1987
•Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis, president, 1990-1992
•Jewish Federation of Saint Louis, Board of Directors, 1990-2003
•Lehigh University Alumni Association, regional vice president, 1973-1976
•Washington University Law School Alumni Association, president, 1980-1981
•Washington University Law School National Council, 1990-present

Business Insights

Business Insights
4.11.12 What Can (and Should) We Do in St. Louis to Maintain and Build Greater Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession?
Speaking Engagement St. Louis, MO
4.29.10 How to Deal with Distressed Real Estate Assets: Legal, Marketing & Management Approaches
Real Estate, Development & Construction Seminar St. Louis, MO
2.10.10 Financial Institutions: A Year of Change and Challenges
Seminar St. Louis, MO
1.01.10 Commercial Finance, Chapter 53, Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel
1.01.07 Lessor's Tort and Lender Liability, Equipment Leasing
1.01.05 Possessory Liens, Chapter 9, 2005 Secured Transactions Desk Set
1.01.00 Commercial Finance, Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel
1.01.94 A Commercially Reasonable Sale Under Article 9: Commercial, Reasonable and Fair to All Involved, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
1.01.84 The Business in Trouble - A Workout Without Bankruptcy, The Business Lawyer

In The News
8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven “Lawyers of the Year”
Energy & Natural Resources Financial Services Food & Agribusiness Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
7.14.14 Washington University Law News: Four Husch Blackwell Attorneys Teach Law Students in Advanced Legal Writing Course
News Coverage
10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 “Lawyers of the Year”
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Financial Services Energy & Natural Resources News Release
10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
News Release
10.01.12 Washington University Law Magazine: Husch Blackwell Partner Maury Poscover Leads Transformation of American Law Institute-American Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Program to Improve Quality and Accessibility
News Coverage
8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
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4.03.12 American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers Names Husch Blackwell's Chris Rockers President
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10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
News Release
10.13.11 Twelve Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release


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Office Information

Maury B. Poscover

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441


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