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Overview

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.


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Recognition

  • American Bar Association Business Law Section, Chair's Award, 2005
  • The Best Lawyers In America, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Equipment Finance Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, 1995-2019; St. Louis Equipment Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2011, 2014, 2016; St. Louis Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2012
  • Homer Kripke Achievement Award, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2005-2013; Top 50 St. Louis, 2006
  • Maury B. Poscover Extraordinary Contribution Award, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, 2015
  • The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Award, 1992
  • Washington University School of Law, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2003

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law
      • Washington University Law Quarterly, Note Editor and Business Manager
  • B.A., Lehigh University

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1999-2015; Board of the American Bar Association Retirement Funds, 2014-preset; Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, 2007-2010; Board of Governors, 1999-2002; Nominating Committee, 2002-2005, 2012-2015; 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, Member
  • American Law Institute – American Bar Association CLE, Governing Board, 2003-2012; president, 2009-2012
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, president, 1983-1984
  • The Missouri Bar, Board of Governors, 1978-1980
Community Leadership
  • 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