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Walter Metcalfe is a former chairman of the firm and is active in numerous civic projects.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Citizen of the Year Award 2015
    • CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation, Former Chairman, Board of Directors
    • Civic Progress, Inc., Secretary
    • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Secretary
    • Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts – Member, Board of Directors
    • Washington University – Member, Board of Trustees
    • St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Former Member, Board of Directors
    • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Former Chairman, Board of Directors
    • BJC HealthCare – Former Member, Board of Directors
    • National Law Journal, The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America
    • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for 2010
    • Missouri Lawyers Weekly 'Missouri's Best' 2009
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers 2009, 2012, 2016
    • St. Louis Business Journal 'Most Influential St. Louisans' 2008, 2012
    • The Best Lawyers in America® 1987-2016
    • Variety Children's Charity Man of the Year Award 2008
    • RCGA "Right Arm of St. Louis" 2011 Award
    • St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Former Member, Board of Directors
    • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Former Chairman, Board of Directors
    • BJC HealthCare – Former Member, Board of Directors
    • National Law Journal, The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America
    • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for 2010
    • Missouri Lawyers Weekly 'Missouri's Best' 2009
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers 2009, 2012, 2016
    • St. Louis Business Journal 'Most Influential St. Louisans' 2008, 2012
    • The Best Lawyers in America® 1987-2016
    • Variety Children's Charity Man of the Year Award 2008
    • RCGA "Right Arm of St. Louis" 2011 Award
    • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers 2009, 2012, 2016
    • St. Louis Business Journal 'Most Influential St. Louisans' 2008, 2012
    • The Best Lawyers in America® 1987-2016
    • Variety Children's Charity Man of the Year Award 2008
    • RCGA "Right Arm of St. Louis" 2011 Award
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Representative Experience

Over the years, Mr. Metcalfe has been involved in numerous civic engagements:

  • Represented owners in the purchase, restructuring and resale of the New England Patriots National Football League franchise
  • Served as lead lawyer in the organization of Kiel Center Partners, L.P., the financing and construction of the new Scottrade Center and acquisition and operation of the St. Louis Blues
  • Represented the St. Louis NFL group in the establishment of legislation and financing for the construction of the Edward Jones Dome expansion of the St. Louis Convention Center
  • Helped to organize Grand Center, Inc., the developer of the arts and entertainment district in St. Louis
  • Represented the Missouri Botanical Garden, Monsanto Company, the University of Missouri and Washington University in the organization, funding and construction of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center