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Former Kauffman Scholars General Counsel Joins Husch Blackwell

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Donna Wilson Peters Joins Kansas City Office

Husch Blackwell welcomes Donna Wilson Peters to the firm’s Real Estate & Development team. Wilson Peters is Of Counsel in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo., office.

Wilson Peters previously practiced with firms in Kansas City, St. Louis and Chicago, representing real estate developers and community development corporations in commercial and affordable housing projects, economic development incentive matters, public financings and securing governmental approvals for land use and zoning, among other matters. Immediately prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Wilson Peters worked for Kauffman Scholars, Inc., and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Charter School, both educational entities of the Kauffman Foundation.

Invested in the Kansas City community, Wilson Peters serves on the Kansas City, Missouri Citizens’ Commission on Municipal Revenue, the Kansas City Downtown Minority Development Corporation, and previously served as Board Secretary and Attorney for the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners, and on the Kansas City Landmarks Commission. Ingram’s Magazine named Wilson Peters to its prestigious “40 Under Forty” list in 2000, and she received the National Bar Association’s Presidential Award in 2008.

Wilson Peters received her J.D. from Howard University School of Law, where she was Symposium Editor of the Howard Law Journal. She also received her B.S. from Howard University.

Husch Blackwell’s Real Estate & Development attorneys pursue an interdisciplinary approach to sophisticated real estate transactions, combining the firm’s wealth of experience and knowledge in areas such as finance, environmental law, construction and design, corporate entities, taxation, public finance, municipal law and real estate dispute resolution to offer clients creative and flexible solutions to the variety of problems that arise in sophisticated real estate transactions. Husch Blackwell publishes substantive updates on commercial real estate through its Real Estate & Development Law Update.