Norman Newmark

Frontenac, MO

Norman Newmark’s practice is focused on tax, estate planning and corporate matters, and he serves as the head of the firm’s tax department.  He has an extensive transactional practice involving sophisticated trusts, business entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, and other recognized planning for individuals, health care practices, businesses and non-profit entities.  Norman handles probate matters ranging from ordinary estate administration to trust litigation.  He has represented individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service and the tax departments of various states, and before various tax tribunals including US Tax Court.  As part of a bar subcommittee, Norman drafted key provisions of the Missouri Uniform Powers of Appointment Act passed by the Missouri General Assembly and signed into law by the governor.

• Bachelor of Arts, Boston University (cum laude)
• Juris Doctor, Washington University School of Law (Order of the Coif)
• Legum Magistri (LL.M) in Taxation, Washington University School of Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1987
  • Oklahoma, 2009


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Major: LLM (Taxation)
  • Boston University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Oklahoma Bar Journal, Tax, 2011
  • Customer Mergers & Acquisitions; A Tropical Round Up, The Banking Law Journal, Mergers & Acquisitions, 1996


  • Handling sale of Business, NBI, 2018
  • South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., Anders/Aegis, 2018

Honors and Awards

  • Missouri Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2011
  • Missouri Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, Probate & Trust Division, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Guilfoil, Petzull & Shoemake LLC, Partner, 2007 - 2016
  • Law Office of Norman S. Newmark PC, Owner, 1997 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Secretary/General Counsel-Heat Up St. Louis, 2001 - Present
  • Secretary National Kidney Foundation of Eastern Mo., 1996 - 2001


  • English (Primary)

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