Rising Star: Armstrong Teasdale's Jennifer Schwesig

Law360, New York (April 13, 2010, 5:36 PM EDT) -- Jennifer Schwesig knows public officials are commonly bribed in China. So when she warns clients against doing so, she shows them a slide of people who have been prosecuted or killed for it, pointing out that their families must pay for the bullet.

This type of blunt advice has helped Schwesig become head of Armstrong Teasdale LLP's international practice group, earning her a spot on Law360's list of 10 international trade lawyers under 40 to watch.

Schwesig, a St. Louis-based partner, estimated that about 20 percent...
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