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Elizabeth Feldmeir named to St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list

December 28, 2017

Thompson Coburn partner Elizabeth Feldmeir has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list for 2018. She is one of just five attorneys named to the list, which also includes up-and-coming leaders in the areas of health care, finance, manufacturing, community development, and more.

The Business Journal received more than 500 nominations for this year’s list. The 40 winners will be honored at a February 22 awards banquet in St. Louis.

Elizabeth is a nationally known community development and tax credit advisor. Over the last decade, she has worked directly on several billion dollars in tax credit transactions and represented clients in a variety of complex real estate and financing transactions. 

As an advisor to one of the nation's most active tax credit investors in new markets tax credits matters, Elizabeth has worked on numerous projects focused on redeveloping economically depressed communities, providing much-needed access to jobs, health care, social services, and affordable housing. 

In St. Louis, Elizabeth structured the $100 million+ mixed-use new markets tax credit and affordable housing transaction that supported the redevelopment of the 11-story Laurel building at 601 Washington Ave., and structured and closed the more than $80 million low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) transaction for the Syndicate Building. In other projects across the country, Elizabeth has structured tax credit financing for early education facilities, food pantries, health care and substance abuse facilities, and developments in tribal communities. 

Elizabeth has also played in active role in national advocacy groups focused on expanding access to community-changing tax credit programs.