Mike Bartolacci, JD is General Counsel of St. Louis Trust & Family Office. Mike has been a trusted advisor of ours for two decades. As a trust and estate litigator at the national law firm Thompson Coburn, Mike has helped us navigate a wide variety of complex fiduciary issues since our early days as a company. We are delighted for him to join our team, advising us on fiduciary and corporate matters. He will also work on governance, compliance, and risk management matters and serve as a legal resource for our client service teams.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa, he continued his education at the University of Missouri School of Law, where he graduated first in his class, was elected to Order of the Coif, and served as Editor in Chief of the Missouri Law Review. Mike started his legal career in 1988 as an associate at Thompson Coburn, rose to partner there, and thrived as a litigator for 35 years. He also served on the Missouri Bar’s legislative subcommittee of the Probate & Trust Committee, which worked to get the Uniform Trust Code enacted in Missouri. He is widely viewed as an expert in the fiduciary litigation area and is a frequent lecturer on these topics. For over ten years, he has been recognized as a “Best Lawyer in America” (by BL Rankings).
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