Jeffrey S. Gershman


7733 Forsyth Boulevard
Suite 500
St. Louis, Missouri 63105




Jeffrey S. Gershman, a St. Louis native, has a diverse practice representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters.  He has practiced law in the St. Louis area since 1981, after first starting his legal career in Washington, D. C in 1975.  A highly skilled business lawyer, Jeff represents commercial clients in real estate and financial transactions, acquisitions and sales of operating businesses and in regulatory matters.  Jeff holds an LLM in taxation from NYU School of Law and defends clients in federal and state tax controversies and tax collection proceedings.  Jeff is a member of the Board of Directors of Central Bank of St. Louis, Gershman Mortgage and Gershman Commercial Real Estate.  He has served on the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Law School and currently is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Political Science Department. 


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. – 1974
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. – 1973
  • University of Wisconsin
    • B.A. – 1970
    • Honors: With Distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rankingt

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • American Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Debt Equity Proposals Provide Guidance But Pose Problems for Small Corporations,” 53 The Journal of Taxation 194, October, 1980