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BCLP Associates James Emanuel Jr. and Anne Jump are 2022 honorees in Missouri Lawyers Media’s annual Up & Coming awards. The awards celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice.

Organizers note that award honorees have demonstrated professional accomplishment, skill and leadership beyond their years, as well as extraordinary commitment to their communities through volunteer service and leadership.

James has a national practice focused on complex products liability, mass tort and commercial litigation matters, and he co-founded and leads BCLP’s Alcohol Regulatory Practice. He regularly defends major pharmaceutical, biomechanical, medical device and consumer products manufacturers in state and federal courts throughout the country in complex, high-stakes litigation, including in multidistrict litigation and consolidated mass tort proceedings.

James also frequently advises on pro bono litigation matters, including acting for indigent parties, nonprofit groups and charities. Within the firm itself he has served on the Recruiting Committee and is a current member of the St. Louis office wellbeing committee.

Anne is a member of the firm’s Private Client Group. Her practice includes pre-death estate planning and wealth preservation, and she assists clients with the creation of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, charitable foundations, charitable trusts, the use of lifetime gifting and closely held business succession planning.

Anne is a recent graduate of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She also completed a course of study with the Philanthropic Institute for Professional Advisors. At BCLP, Anne has served as Summer Workload Coordinator for her practice group for a number of years.

All of the statewide 2022 honorees will be recognized during a lunch event in October. See the full list of honorees or for more information.

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