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Tanner is known for his clear and concise legal communication.

His priority is to get to know clients and how their individual industry goals align with legal matters. Tanner aims to serve as a true business partner as well as an attorney, and he enjoys collaborating with clients to customize litigation to their business needs. Working with legal teams across the firm, he builds active defense strategies for clients in order to mitigate and solve complex litigation issues, and he prides himself on addressing each matter efficiently and thoroughly.

Although he currently focuses on pharmaceutical sector clients, he welcomes challenges in any industry for clients of all sizes, whether established or newly emerging. He is known for his clear and concise legal communication. Clients and legal teams value his ability to effectively communicate pathways and solutions.



  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Washington University Jurisprudence Review, Chief Articles Editor
  • B.A., Lindenwood University
    • Philosophy
    • cum laude


  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • The Missouri Bar


The Hon. Sarah E. Pitlyk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri 

Outside the Office

Tanner and his wife are foodies, and they explore a new restaurant every weekend. He also enjoys reading philosophy, online chess and playing guitar.

Community Leadership

Tanner Lifts for a Purpose.

Since 2012, Tanner has collaborated with Steve’s Club, a member-based 501(c)(3) providing a national network of programs serving at-risk or underserved youth. The clubs promote health, fitness, nutrition and personal development. Tanner has organized annual weightlifting fundraising competitions and led team-building and leadership activities for teens.

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