St. Louis Business Journal Honors Exceptional Corporate Counsel with 2024 Awards

By: Association of Corporate Counsel St. Louis Chapter
ST. LOUIS - April 9, 2024 - PRLog -- Celebrating over a decade of collaboration, the Association of Corporate Counsel, St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), and the St. Louis Business Journal proudly present the 2024 Corporate Counsel Awards, recognizing the pinnacle of legal talent driving innovation and excellence in the corporate landscape of the region.

The Corporate Counsel Awards distinguish outstanding legal professionals across all levels of corporate legal departments, including in-house generalists, specialists, chief legal officers, and general counsel, representing diverse industries and organizations. Each award recipient embodies the highest standards of legal expertise and leadership, contributing to their company's strategic vision and success.

This year's honorees are trailblazers in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, compliance, human resources, and beyond, reflecting the evolving roles of corporate counsel in shaping their organizations' trajectories. Selected by a committee of ACC STL members in collaboration with the St. Louis Business Journal's editorial team, the 2024 program proudly recognizes 10 winners, including the prestigious titles of General Counsel of the Year and Rising Star.

2024 Corporate Counsel Award Recipients:
  • General Counsel of the Year Honoree: Wendy Knudsen, Cequel III*
  • Rising Star Honoree: Sam Baker, World Wide Technology

Individual Honorees:
  • Chad Brigham, Rex Encore LLC
  • Christopher Feldmeir, EyeCare Partners*
  • Cardina Johnson, Illinois Education Association – NEA*
  • Stefan Mallen, Emerson*
  • Keisa Johnson Monroe, Elevance Health (formerly Anthem Inc.)
  • Amanda Powell, Alberici Constructors
  • Katherine Sutcliffe, Husky Corp.
  • Tom Wiese, MTM Inc.*

(All marked with '*' are current ACC STL members.)

"Congratulations to the remarkable 2024 St. Louis Business Journal Corporate Counsel Award winners! Your dedication and expertise exemplify corporate legal excellence in our community," said Beverly Garner, 2024 Chapter President, and Bunge North America Associate General Counsel.

The honorees were formally recognized at an exclusive event held on March 21 at the Marriott St. Louis West. To learn more about the 2024 Corporate Counsel Award recipients, please visit this link ( to explore detailed profiles of each winner.

About the ACC STL:

The Association for Corporate Counsel of St. Louis (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 630 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 35-year-history, the ACC STL has been recognized as one of the leading chapters in the country by the national Association of Corporate Counsel, having received the Gold Chapter of Distinction in 2019-22. To learn more, please visit,

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