SITE SEARCH

Angela L. Drumm 

Angie Drumm concentrates her practice in the areas Banking & Finance, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Real Estate, and Venture Capital and Private Equity.

Angie Drumm concentrates her practice in the areas Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Venture Capital and Private Equity, Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy, and Emerging Businesses.

As a member of the firm's Business Law Group, she represents lenders and venture capital investors in finance transactions that range from $5 million to more than $100 million, often utilizing tax credit incentives. She also helps clients navigate through all aspects of commercial real estate matters - from the acquisition to development and leasing.  Moreover, Angie possesses experience in a variety of other corporate matters, such as Chapter 11 proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, formation of business entities and numerous business contracts.

In addition to her business law practice, she is a frequent contributor to legal articles, and, for over 10 years, she was the co-author of "TaxWise", a quarterly column about the intricacies of tax law, published in The St. Louis Bar Journal.

The diversity of her practice areas enables Angie the versatility to successfully handle a wide array of commercial transactions.

Education

Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, 2005;

  • Washington University Global Studies Law Review, associate editor
  • Academic Achievement Award: Corporate Reorganization Taxation

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, B.S.B.A., Finance & Banking and Real Estate with minor in Economics, summa cum laude, 2002

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Awards, Merits & Honors

  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly - Up & Coming Lawyer (2018)
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars (2013-2018)

Publications & Presentations

  • “National Taxpayer Advocate – 2014 Annual Report to Congress,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2015
  • “When Too Much Control Can Get Out of Control,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2014
  • "The Sin of Wages," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2014
  • "A Surprising Twist to a Statute of Limitations," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2014
  • “When Too Much Control Can Get Out of Control,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2014
  • “The IRS Summons Power – A New Twist,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2013
  • “Why Charity Begins at Home,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2013
  • “100th Anniversary of the 16th Amendment,” The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2013
  • "The Rescission Doctrine," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2013
  • "Defined Value Clauses Re-Revisited," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2012
  • "Changing One's Mind Without Changing the Tax Consequences," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2012
  • "Using Defined Values to Reduce Gift Taxes or Tax Savings Clauses Revisited," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2012
  • "The Power of Powers of Appointment," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2012
  • "Hitting Us Where We Live," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2011
  • "Pierre Steps in front of Tax Court Again," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2011
  • "Tax Court Places Limitations on Asset Protection Planning," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2011
  • "Rescinding a Disclaimer - Getting a Second Chance," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2011
  • "The Tax Treatment of Restitution Payments," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2010
  • "Thinking Outside the (Check-the) Box," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2010
  • "... the value of the taxable estate shall be determined by....," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2010
  • "The Privileged Few (Reprise)," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2010
  • "It's About Time - Limitations Period Granted for Innocent Spouse Relief Interpreted," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2009
  • "Civil and Criminal Tax Fraud Penalties," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2009
  • "Nothing Succeeds - for the IRS - Like Successor Liability," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2009
  • "Equitable Recoupment - A New Twist," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2009
  • "Evading a Conviction for Tax Evasion - Boulware v. United States," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2008
  • "The Power to Substitute May be the Power to Avoid Tax," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2008
  • "Happily Never After Marriage," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2008
  • "Penalties for Aiding and Abetting," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2008
  • "Garnishing the Wages of Sin," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2007
  • "Debt and Taxes: Treatment of Shareholder Loans," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2007
  • "Offers in Compromise and Bankruptcy," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2007
  • "How Reasonable Must Reasonable Cause Be?" The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2006
  • "To Buy or To Sell, That is the Question," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Fall 2006
  • "Trash Talk: Disposing of Confidential Information," TED Magazine, October 2006
  • "It's Best to Avoid this Hill," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2006
  • "Keep It Real: New Legislation on Counterfeit Manufacturing Strengthens Penalties for Counterfeiters and Increases the Protection of American Trademark Owners," TED Magazine, July 2006
  • "Officer Compensation: How to Avoid Getting it S Backwards," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2006
  • "The IRS Summons Power," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Winter 2006
  • "What's the Deal with Real Estate? Part II," The St. Louis Bar Journal, Summer 2005
  • "What's the Deal with Real Estate?" The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2005

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis, Inc., Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women St. Louis (CREW) (2010-present)
    • Ambassador Committee (2011-2015)
    • Golf Committee Chair (2016 – 2017)
  • Volunteer Lawyer and Accountants for the Arts, Board of Directors (2012-2016)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association