St. Louis Estate Planning Society Features Nancy Roush Presentation


Lathrop Gage attorney Nancy Schmidt Roush (Corporate & General Business - Kansas City) delivered a presentation on shareholders agreements to the St. Louis Estate Planning Society, February 8. In attendance were 150 professionals, including estate planning lawyers, CPAs, bank trust officers, and insurance brokers.

Ms. Roush's remarks summarily explained the use and characteristics of agreements between shareholders and corporations. The focus of the presentation was on corporations with active businesses that are owned either by family members or unrelated owners (but are not ESOPs).

A Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trust and Estates Counsel, Ms. Roush has 30 years of experience in the practice of law and concentrates her practice in the areas of business planning and estate planning. Her business planning emphasis is professional firms and privately-owned businesses. She regularly advises business clients on issues relating to governance, succession planning, managing ownership, buy-sell agreements, noncompete agreements, protection and defense strategies for business entities, and structuring private equity funds.

Ms. Roush advises her individual clients regarding strategies to transfer wealth and protect assets and implementation of those strategies. She has participated extensively as organizer and speaker at numerous seminars and has written articles for state and national publications. She has also been involved in many legislative activities, including revision of the Kansas Limited Liability Company Act and the Kansas Estate Tax Act.

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