NASHAD OMAR CARRINGTON, ESQ.

Attorney  |  Lecturer

 

911 Washington Avenue  |  5th Floor  |  Saint Louis  |  Missouri  |  63101

 

P.O. Box 771342  |  Saint Louis  |  Missouri  |  63177

 

314.896.1050  |  Office

nashad@carringtonfirm.com  |  E-Mail

 

 

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Summary

 

I've been responsible for representative matters dealing with major corporate entities, aggreived employees, sports franchises, commercial landlords, civil and personal rights violations, non-profit entities, and the everyday common man as well. Primary concentration of practice in the areas of entertainment, media, technology, employment, business transactions, criminal defense, personal injury and domestic relations. 

Experience

 

The Carrington Firm, LLC

Managing Attorney

2012 - Present

 

 

Lead Attorney representing plaintiff in +$850,000 judgment against a regionally recognized and leading funeral and embalming service.

 

Obtained a dismissal with prejudice following a motion for summary judgment on a wage and hour matter, where Plaintiffs claimed damages in excess of $4.2 millions dollars.

 

Plaintiff's counsel in employment discrimination matter against largest casino in Midwest region, resulting in settlement of over $100,000.00.

 

Plaintiff's counsel in ation alleging fraud, misrepresentation, and unfair business practices against internet marketing firm based in Kansas City, Missouri and Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Plaintiff's counsel representing University professor against regionally recognized University for breach of contract.

 

 

The Bent Law Firm, P.C

Of Counsel

2015 - Present

 

Plaintiff’s counsel in $170,000 commercial landlord breach of contract matter.

 

Presented oral arguments for appellant in the Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals in appeal arguing weight of the evidence standards, appropriateness of motions in limine, and attorney fees.

 

Second chair for plaintiff in case of first impression before the 8th Cir. Court of Appeals involving educational malpractice, student/institution contract terms, and student afforded due process.

 
 
City of Kinloch, Missouri

Municipal Judge

2017 - Present

 

Lead Municipal Prosecutor

2016 - 2017

 

Representing the historic city and residents of Kinloch, Missouri in criminal court cases. Not only trying cases, but also interviewing witnesses and/or victims, evaluate police reports and performing legal research to plan the prosecution of each case.

 

 

Oracle (Dyn, Inc.)

Associate, Business & Legal Affairs

2012 - 2014

 

Lead negotiator for sales and operations department challenged with serving a multitude of large-scale internet presence companies; including, but not limited to: Microsoft; Amazon; Twitter; Netflix; Pandora; Zappos; CNBC; Guardian [UK]; Indeed; Yelp; MLB; ESPN; Naukri; New York Stock Exchange, etc.

 

Assisted in diligence planning and procedure for APA negotiations in four (4) buy-side acquisitions and horizontal merger, including risk profile assessment, regulatory compliance assurance, and post-closing change management.

 

Legal operations consultant charged with analysis and review for successful critical DNS infrastructure RF(x) for government agencies, including Department of Defense, Human Services, and numerous state and local agencies.

 

Drafted and presented sales operations documents governing sales process, customer engagement expectations, benchmarks, and pipeline development procedures for sales team of over 75 professionals worldwide, within four (4) offices on three (3) continents.

 

 

United States Small Business Administration

Consultant, Public Affairs

2012 - 2016

 

Dissemination of information to internal and external customers (media, the public, Congress and appropriate government offices at the Federal, State and local levels) concerning the SBA Disaster Assistance Program. 

Assistance of senior Public Affairs and Field Operations Specialists in preparing for media coverage of local events such as press conferences, town hall meetings, and openings of disaster assistance centers. 

Briefing of media representatives on the Disaster Loan Program and the activities of the disaster centers. 

Review and analysis of loan cases in order to explain loan making decisions. 

Coordination of responses to Congressional staff to ensure consistent and timely replies.

 

 
Pulaski County Public Defender's Office (Arkansas)

Attorney, Rule XV

2011 - 2012

 

Managed a daily caseload of misdemeanor and low-level felony criminal defendants in all levels of criminal process ensuring adequate representation from first arraignment, any pretrial motions, trial, post-trial and appeal. 

 

 

The Overton Firm, P.A.

Law Clerk

2011 - 2012

 

Research and opinions related to commercial construction litigation related matters; including liens, employment, contractor / subcontractor liability, public land use, etc.

Assisted in CLE preparation and presentation regarding relevant construction and mechanic lien matters in the state of Arkansas, including updates to process of file and relevant security attach for compliance with local, state and where relevant U.C.C. Art. II guidelines.

 

 

The Buchanan Firm, P.A.

Law Clerk

2010 - 2012

 

Managed office payroll, recruitment, client accounts, foundation and operating expenses for law practice.

 

Development of standard RF(x) process, namely in connection with land (timber) development worth estimated annual revenue exceeding $200,000.

 

Assisted handling federal defense and insurance prosecution cases, as well as bankruptcy, with a great deal of my involvement coming in the form of drafting documents for court proceedings.

 

 

New York Yankees

Summer Associate, Business & Legal Operations

2010 - 2011

 

Provided consult for sourcing and logistic process management for concert series featuring Sir Paul McCartney, including successful negotiation of premium ticket and sponsorship arrangements resulting in returns in excess of $18 million dollars. 

“A Gentle Reminder of Paul McCartner’s Survival and Vitality”

 

High-level risk profile consults in connection with New York state, city and federal tax implications in connection with Derek Jeter’s milestone 3,000th Hit Club ball classifications.

“Jeter Fan Who Returned Baseball Leaves $180,000 on Table to Do Right Thing”
 

Drafted agreement governing relationship covering music licensing of “Enter the Sandman”, and a concert event with projected revenues of $9 million, with headling rock-n-roll bands Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeath.

“Metallica Earns Its Top Billing of the Big Four”

 

Cross-departmental process management for RFx related to the 2011 New Era Pinstripe Bowl; including negotiation and sourcing for all name and title sponsors, premium license package, and merchandise licensing arrangements.

 

 

AT&T Mobility

Associate, Retail & Marketing Strategy - Southeast Region

2008 - 2009

 

Managed ongoing relationships and developed marketing and sponsorship plans for title and non-title PGA and LPGA Tour events in Georgia and Florida.

Led and developed exploratory committee to determine the viability of freight shipping / trucking sourced logistics, leading to first project worth annual returns of over $1.3million dollars.

Significantly involved in salvaging non-title communication sponsorships through both team and event levels of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events; spanning Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida.

 

 

The Parks Group, LLC

Intern, Entertainment Law 

2007 - 2008

 

Under the tutelage of Attorney, and television personality, Pheadra Parks, Esq., assisted in drafting and negotiation of entertainment client and entity contractual negotiations, including by not limited to: production agreements; authorship agreements; studio and network agreements; concert promoter and producer agreements; music licensing and royalty agreements.

Facilitated delivery, review, and editing of television and recording contracts, including for A&E and Universal Music Group.

Drafted and reviewed State of Georgia and Federal Court motions and briefs for impending litigation.

 

 

Microsoft

Associate, Sales & Marketing - ZUNE Media

2007 - 2008

 

Analyzed sales and marketing promotions at Best Buy, Circuit City, and Wal-Mart retail locations, providing resonated solutions permitting a brand with only four percent market share, iPod competition, to achieve effectiveness resulting in sales of over 17% in market.

Developed training strategies and marketing programs geared toward increasing product visibility and feature enhanced interaction with retail staff to increase business metrics and marketing returns.

 

 

Island Def Jam Music Group

Intern, A&R - BME Recordings

2006 - 2008

 

Assisted in logistics planning for artist showcases, to conduct real time assessment of market trends.

Active scouting of songwriters, publishers, and artists for both recording and label development.

Bar Admission

 

State Bar of Alabama

 

State Bar of Missouri

 

United States Court of Appeals

8th Circuit

 

State Bar of New York

pending

Practice Areas
 

Business Litigation

 

Commercial Transactions

 

Criminal Defense

 

Domestic Relations

 

Employment Law

 

Entertainment Law

 

Media / Privacy Law

 

Municipal Law


Personal Injury

 

Sports Law

Education

 

University of Arkansas - Little Rock
William H. Bowen School of Law

Juris Doctor (J.D)

 

Samford University
Cumberland School of Law

Visiting Student

Course Focus:

E-Commerce, and Internet Privacy

 

Morehouse College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Political Science

 

Skills

 

Acquisitions

Appeals

Bidding (Competitive)

Contract Drafting

Human Resource Training

Legal Research

Litigation

Management

Mergers

Negotiation
Public Speaking
Public Relations

Strategic Planning


 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present