Guest Speaker for Local Governance Section at Saint Louis University School of Law
Lewis Rice member David W. Sweeney will be a guest speaker for the Local Governance seminar at Saint Louis University School of Law on Thursday, September 30, 2021. David and Executive Director for Park Central Development Corporation Abdul-Kaba Abdullah will speak to the class about local issues facing the community and the laws that govern them, and, specifically, how the pandemic has impacted economic development for businesses and the efforts being made by local organizations to ease such effects.
David focuses on lobbying, governmental and finance matters; municipal and public law; government affairs; zoning, land use, tax increment financing, community improvement districts, and other development incentives. His experience ranges from drafting and overseeing implementation of legislation regarding tax increment financing, community improvement districts, special business districts, transportation development districts, and property tax abatements to representation of governmental entities in a variety of real estate development and finance matters.