Best Lawyers, a peer-review publication in the legal field, has named Maplewood’s city attorney, Craig S. Biesterfeld, its 2013 St. Louis Litigation – Land Use and Zoning Lawyer of the Year.
Biesterfeld, a partner with Husch Blackwell LLP, was appointed Maplewood’s attorney in 1988.
Husch Blackwell announced the recognition in a press release.
"He has assisted clients in the use of numerous economic development programs such as Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Special Business Districts (SBD) and Community Improvement Districts (CID) and represents cities and other local governmental entities."
The release states this is the third straight year Biesterfeld has made the list.