PritchardThe Private Client Group at Bryan Cave congratulates DC Partner Therese Pritchard for her appointment as Chair-Elect of Bryan Cave.  She will become Chair of the Firm upon the expiration of Don Lent’s term in October 2014.

DC Partner Therese Pritchard has been featured in numerous outlets for the announcement that she will succeed Don Lents as chair in October 2014. Pritchard will become the first woman in the firm’s 140-year history to hold the role of chair. Pritchard was featured Dec. 18 in The Wall Street Journal’s law blog, The Washington Post, Law360, The AmLaw Daily, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and in the St. Louis and Kansas City business journals, among others. “Our challenges are some of the same challenges facing the entire legal industry,” Pritchard told The Wall Street Journal. “We have to work hard to expand and deepen and grow our significant relationships with our clients, and find ways to address our clients’ increasing focus on value and certainty.” Click here to read the full article.