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Deborah K. Rush

St. Louis
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Debbie concentrates her practice in the areas of public finance, tax and development incentives, and corporate law. Debbie has extensive experience representing developers, investment bankers, governmental entities, banks, corporations, and nonprofit institutions in connection with various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings. Debbie is a member of the firm’s 12-person Management Committee, and a member of the Women's Initiative Steering Committee. 

Debbie was named the Best Lawyers® 2012 St. Louis Public Finance Lawyer of the Year.

American Bar Association
Missouri Bar
Illinois Bar Association
Illinois Tax Increment Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Downtown Community Improvement District Board
Board of Trustees (2010-present)
Chair - Finance Committee (2012-present)
Secretary (2011)
Co-Chair - Government Affairs Committee (2011)
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School
Board of Trustees (2011 to present)
Chair - Finance Committee (2012-present)
FOCUS St. Louis
Board of Trustees (2012-present)
Leadership St. Louis (2003-2004)
Forsyth School
Board of Trustees (2002-2008)
Chair - Finance Committee (2004-2008)
Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America®" (2012-2016)
Listed in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers" (2007-2014)
Named Lawyer of the Year for Public Finance Law in St. Louis by "Best Lawyers®" (2012)
Deborah K. Rush
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
J.D. (1991)
Order of The Coif
Associate Editor, Washington University Law Quarterly
Saint Louis University
M.B.A. (1988)
University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S. (1983)
District of Columbia (2005)
Illinois (1992)
Missouri (1991)
Deborah K. Rush