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Overview

Theresa immerses herself in case law, writing successful motions and pursuing creative solutions for clients.

Analytical and articulate, Theresa’s commercial litigation practice finds intelligent solutions to complex problems for clients in a variety of industries. She is an asset in all stages of litigation, including fact investigations, initial pleadings, dispositive motions, motions in limine, discovery, depositions and trial preparation. Theresa’s intuition and calm demeanor allow her to build effective partnerships with clients.

Theresa has a particular affinity for educational matters. Theresa counsels educational clients, conducting Title IX investigations and increasingly common historical misconduct investigations. She advises administrators and staff to ensure compliance with numerous state and federal regulations including Title IX, Title IV, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA).

Theresa is also a member of the St. Louis Cortex team, helping startup companies navigate the legal environment. Theresa was previously a senior associate in the Allen Angel Capital Education Fund, which is a group of mid-Missouri investors. Her approachable nature and legal skills generate successful collaboration with entrepreneurs.


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Recognition

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
      • Order of Barristers
      • Dean's List
      • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Editor in Chief
      • International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution Best Original Student Article Award Recipient 
      • Law School Ambassador
      • Moot Court Team, Best Oral Advocate Award 
      • National Moot Court Prize 
      • Board of Advocates Fall Moot Court Director
      • Tim Heinsz 5K Steering Committee 
      • Honor Code Committee Student Representative 
  • B.S., University of Missouri
    • Business Administration: Emphasis in Finance and Banking, Minor in Political Science
      • Honors Certificate
      • Dean's List
      • University of Missouri Top 5 Most Influential Student
      • University of Missouri Homecoming Queen
      • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, President  
      • Cornell Leadership Program 
      • Judicial Peer Advisory Council, Justice 
      • Kappa Delta Sorority, Treasurer
      • Mizzou Alternative Breaks, Executive Director

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association

Clerkship

Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, 2015

Experience
  • Won class action status for lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Corrections on behalf of inmates sentenced to life imprisonment as juveniles. Suit alleged that department ignored due diligence for inmates.
Articles | September 27, 2019
EQ: Why Startups Should Consider Litigation Risk
Articles | September 25, 2019
Why Startups Should Consider Litigation Risk
Blog | September 11, 2019
Watch Out for the FTC with your #SponCon
Articles | April 24, 2018
Law360 Expert Analysis: Another Take On 'Take-Home' Asbestos Exposure In Calif. (log-in required)

Theresa Mullineaux explores a recent California appellate court case and the implications it has on the burden-shifting that can take place during discovery.

Articles | March 13, 2018
Law360 Expert Analysis: Doling Out 'Fair Shares' Of Asbestos Liability (log-in required)

Theresa Mulleneaux writes about the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling that the Fair Share Act applies to asbestos litigation.

Articles | February 23, 2018
Alternatives: The NFL's Arbitration Bias: A Powerful Commissioner Makes Impartiality Questionable, and a Process Flawed (log-in required)

Theresa Mullineaux continues her exploration of dispute resolution in the National Football League.

Articles | February 1, 2018
Alternatives: The Latest NFL Fumble: Using Its Commissioner as the Sole Arbitrator (log-in required)

Theresa Mullineaux explores dispute resolution in the National Football League.

Articles | January 22, 2018
Law360 Expert Analysis: What Daubert Means For Product Liability Cases In Missouri (log-in required)

Theresa Mullineaux explores Missouri’s adoption of the Daubert standard for product liability litigation.

Webinar | August 27, 2019
They're Back! Addressing Student Health and Safety on Campus

Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series

Webinar | May 22, 2018
Student Use of Social Media
News Releases | July 5, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Ault and Mullineaux Receive 2019 Missouri Bar Pro Bono Publico Awards

The Missouri Bar presents its Pro Bono Publico Awards annually to attorneys who have rendered outstanding pro bono service to indigent or low-income persons in need of legal assistance.

News Releases | July 5, 2018
Husch Blackwell and MacArthur Justice Center Earn Class Certification for Juvenile Offenders

Husch Blackwell, in conjunction with the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center, filed the lawsuit pro bono on behalf of four plaintiffs.

News Releases | May 15, 2018
Association of Corporate Counsel Names Monsanto and Husch Blackwell 2018 Value Champions

Husch Blackwell partners with client to take home its second consecutive Value Champion award.

Community Leadership
  • Grace Hill Settlement House
  • Recent Alumni Advisory Board for the Trulaske College of Business
  • Kappa Delta Sorority, St. Louis University, Chapter Advisory Board