A member of the Financial Services industry team, 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.
Awards and Recognitions
The Best Lawyers In America, Real Estate Law, 2010-2014
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
•Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Banking, 2005, 2010-2013
1.15.10 New Senate Bills Seek to Modify Missouri Tax Credit Programs
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3.21.14 St. Louis Business Journal: Husch Blackwell Financial Services Partner Ed Lieberman on the Historic Tax Credit Industry Effects of IRS Guidelines Financial Services News Coverage
1.27.14 Husch Blackwell Partner Mike Nolan Secures one of the Largest Reported Plaintiff Verdicts in 2013, According to Missouri Lawyers Weekly
10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 Lawyers of the Year
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10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012
10.13.10 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 Names 64 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; An Additional 20 Listed as Rising Stars