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Overview

Ed manages historic rehabilitation, low-income and New Markets Tax Credit matters for investors, lenders and developers.

He provides advice about the structuring of transactions involving such credits, supervises the drafting of appropriate documents and analyzes pertinent issues throughout the transactions. He also works on the purchase and sale of various state tax credits. He manages loan transactions involving incentivized finance transactions, including tax increment financing (TIF), community improvement districts (CID) and various types of state tax credits.

Ed has extensive commercial lending experience, handling virtually every type of financing transaction, including asset-based lending and the financing of mineral and admiralty rights. He routinely works with national, regional and local banks and other financial institutions. He also works with inter-creditor situations and has handled major workouts for a number of national lenders.

Ed’s practice includes handling commercial real estate matters for borrowers, developers and lenders. He spends a good deal of time with all types of real estate finance transactions, including construction and permanent loans and loans secured by leasehold interests.

Ed is on the firm’s Partner and Executive Boards. Before joining Husch Blackwell, he worked for two other law firms and a bank in St. Louis.


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Services

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2010-2014, 2016-2017; Banking and Finance, 2018-2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Banking, 2005, 2010-2018

Education

  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.S., Washington University in St. Louis
    • Business Administration

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Real Estate Section, Title Insurance Committee 
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | November 14, 2018
Thomson Reuters' Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 Names 58 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell has 58 attorneys in the 2018 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

News Releases | August 15, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2019 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 143 Husch Blackwell attorneys in its 2019 directory. The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and five attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

Media Mentions | May 03, 2018
St. Louis Business Journal: Tax reform boosts St. Louis bank profits (log-in required)

Ed Lieberman comments on the beneficial impact of federal tax reform on the banking industry.

News Releases | August 15, 2017
Husch Blackwell Places 156 Lawyers in 2018 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 156 Husch Blackwell lawyers in its 2018 directory, breaking the firm’s old record of 151 set last year. The firm also has 10 attorneys listed as “Lawyers of the Year” and 15 lawyers who have made the list for the first time.

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