CID Board President
Ned O. Lemkemeier
Ned Lemkemeier, President
Ned O. Lemkemeier, JD is Senior Counsel at Bryan Cave LLP, one of the oldest law firms in St. Louis and among the 25 largest in the world. He has a distinguished record of service to CID, Washington University and the St. Louis community.
Mr. Lemkemeier served as special counsel to Dr. William H. Danforth, federal court appointed mediator on the Settlement of the St. Louis City Public Schools Desegregration case (1997-1999) and is a member of the St. Louis Community Monitoring and Support Task Force established pursuant to that Settlement. He also served as a member of the Special Advisory Committee appointed by the Missouri Commission of Education.
Mr. Lemkemeier served on the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis and chaired both the Alumni Board of Governors and the Law School National Council. He has received two Distinguished Alumni Awards, one from the University and one from its School of Law.
Mr. Lemkemeier also serves on the boards of the St. Louis Municipal Opera Association (The Muny), the St. Louis Symphony and Grand Center. He has chaired the Siteman Cancer Center board and has served on the boards of St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and John Burroughs School. He was a member of the Ladue City Council from 1997 to 2010. He is a life member and former vice president of the CID board.
Mr. Lemkemeier was a partner with the law firm Spoehrer and Lemkemeier (1966–1985). He started his career as a lawyer with Monsanto Company (1962–1965).