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E-mail Contact
Phone: (314) 552-6668
Fax: (314) 621-5065

armstrongteasdale.com
7700 Forsyth Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

Ida S. Shafaie


Specialization
  • Employment and Labor
  • Internal Investigations and
    Regulatory Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Higher Education
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense
    and Government
    Investigations

About Ida's Practice

A trial attorney and member of the Employment and Labor practice area, Ida Shafaie counsels clients regarding complex civil rights claims and related state and local antidiscrimination laws.
She has defended employers in matters involving both Title VII and the Missouri Human Rights Act. She also assists employers develop policies and procedures and helps conduct internal investigations. In addition, Ida has experience handling civil rights matters arising under Section 1983, including claims of excessive force and municipal pattern and practice claims. She also has experience handling general municipal defense matters and wrongful death claims.

Education
  • University of Missouri School of Law (J.D., 2013)
    o Order of the Barristers
    o Academic Scholarship
    o Dean's List
    o Phi Delta Phi
    o Journal of Dispute Resolution (Associate)
  • University of Missouri (B.A., magna cum laude, 2010)
    o Philosophy and Classical Humanities
    o Dean's List
    o Sigma Rho Sigma
    o Judicial Peer Advisory Council
    o Kappa Alpha Theta


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Co-Editor, Missouri Employment Law Letter
  • Contributing Editor, Midwest Employment Law Letter
  • December 1, 2017
    "Limits on whistleblowing: Missouri employee’s reasonable belief not enough"
    Missouri Employment Law Letter
  • August 1, 2017
    "Forcing an employee to withdraw an order of protection violates public policy"
    Missouri Employment Law Letter


Professional Recognition

• Completed the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers 2018 Trial Academy
• Roscoe Jenkins Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy (2012, 2013)
• Earned first place in the Attorney General’s Cup Mock Trial Competition (2011)
• Earned first place in the ABA Regional Arbitration Competition (2011)
• Earned second place in the ABA National Arbitration Competition (2012)


Admitted to Practice
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern
  • District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western
  • District of Missouri


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