Sherry L. Doctorian

Partner at Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Sherry L. Doctorian

Sherry L. Doctorian

Partner at Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Biography

Sherry Doctorian offers individuals, companies and trade associations effective and reputable regulatory representation and lobbying on matters pending before the state legislature and a wide variety of Missouri administrative agencies.

By advocating for or against pending legislation, she helps clients achieve their public policy objectives and recognizes that regulatory laws, administrative rules and policy decisions can impact the vitality of both individuals and organizations. Having lived in Jefferson City for over 20 years, she understands the processes and people in state government and leverages her extensive network of contacts to successfully represent her clients.

A former legal counsel to the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration, Sherry serves as a Missouri insurance regulatory attorney for life, health, property and casualty insurance companies with issues involving the department. She regularly handles Form A hearings, market conduct examination disputes, and agency and agent licensure matters. Sherry has assisted several clients with the formation of captive insurance companies and currently represents the Missouri Captive Insurance Association as its lobbyist at the statehouse. Additionally, she represents professional licensees (primarily physicians and dentists) before the professional licensing boards and the Administrative Hearing Commission.

Further experience includes assisting clients with Sunshine Law issues, representing clients before the Public Service Commission, helping business entities who have sales and use tax issues navigate the Department of Revenue, and aiding clients with preparing and filing applications for tax credits and other financial incentives with the Department of Economic Development.

Sherry is a member of the firm's Marijuana Law practice and most recently, she advocated on behalf of a client regarding legislation pertaining to the regulation of marijuana in Missouri.

She also handles general civil litigation for small- to large-sized business clients.

Active in firm management, Sherry is a member of the firm's Pension and Nominating Committees, and serves as vice chair of Armstrong Teasdale's Political Contributions Committee.

She also serves as executive vice president for government relations subsidiary AT Government Strategies LLC (ATGS).

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Lobbying
Served as lead lobbyist for client seeking to revise Missouri’s captive insurance law. The bill was passed by both houses and signed by the governor.

Successfully lobbied the Missouri legislature for legislation that completely revised the Missouri Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA).

Missouri Department of Economic Development
Secured funding for a client from the Missouri Department of Economic Development in the amount of $6.8 million to pursue a project under the Missouri Job Retention Training Program.

Missouri Department of Revenue
After a bench trial, obtained judgment against the Missouri Department of Revenue, which sought to significantly raise fees charged for certain information available under the Missouri Sunshine Law. The ruling resulted in savings of several million dollars for the client.

Negotiated multimillion-dollar settlement of sales tax issues with Department of Revenue.

Public Service Commission
Secured order from Public Service Commission approving settlement regarding an interconnection agreement with leading natural gas supplier on behalf of new proposed pipeline.

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Missouri Law Expands to Include Sponsored Captive Insurance Companies

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Education
B.A., cum laude
Class of 1982

Truman State University is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Missouri, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It is located in Kirksville, in the northeastern portion of Missouri. The University is named after President Harry Truman, the only president born in Missouri. Until 1996, the school was known as Northeast Missouri State University, but the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to better reflect its statewide mission. In the 2012 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, Truman again placed eighth in the Midwest among regional universities, the highest ranking in this category for a school in Missouri .

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Armstrong Teasdale LLP, with nearly 250 lawyers in offices across the U.S. and China, has a demonstrable track record of delivering sophisticated legal advice and exceptional service to a dynamic client base. Whether an issue is local or global, practice area specific or industry related, Armstrong Teasdale lawyers provide each client with an invaluable combination of legal resources and practical advice. Recognized in the consumer press and by professional organizations for superior client service, Armstrong Teasdale is cited for its ability to provide value through collaborative client relationships, flexible counseling models and innovative billing solutions.

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Armstrong Teasdale LLP, with nearly 250 lawyers in offices across the U.S. and China, has a demonstrable track record of delivering sophisticated legal advice and exceptional service to a dynamic client base. Whether an issue is local or global, practice area specific or industry related, Armstrong Teasdale lawyers provide each client with an invaluable combination of legal resources and practical advice. Recognized in the consumer press and by professional organizations for superior client service, Armstrong Teasdale is cited for its ability to provide value through collaborative client relationships, flexible counseling models and innovative billing solutions.

Political Donations
$250
2016

Representative from Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

$500
2015

Representative from Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

$1,000
2014

Representative from Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

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