July 7, 2010

Polsinelli Shughart PC welcomes Attorney Frederick W. Miller, III to the firm as shareholder in the Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Finance and Development practices in the Financial Services department. Miller works with lenders and borrowers in loan transactions utilizing federal historic tax credits, federal new market tax credits, federal low-income housing tax credits, state tax credits and other incentive programs. In addition, he assists lenders and corporate borrowers with traditional real estate and asset based financing transactions.

“There is a great deal of satisfaction assisting a client who is able to turn a distressed piece of property into a development that enriches and enhances the community,” said Miller. “Polsinelli Shughart provides an excellent platform for my clients as we seek creative solutions for investment and development needs.”

Miller advises clients during the acquisition, development, sale and leasing of commercial property. He also assists corporations in obtaining various types of corporate financing including revolving credit facilities, working capital lines and term loans.

“Fred’s addition is part of a long-term strategic plan for Polsinelli Shughart in St. Louis,” said Managing Director/St. Louis Randy Gerber. “We’re pleased to be growing in a way that satisfies our clients’ needs. Fred’s sophisticated work in complex financial transactions is part of that growth.”

Miller earned his law degree and his A.B. in Psychology from Washington University. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Texas Bar. Additionally, Miller was selected for inclusion in 2008 and 2009 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.

Miller is an excellent source for reporters working on stories about:

• Low income community development and rehabilitation
• Real estate and corporate finance
• State and federal tax credits and incentives financing
• 1031 like-kind exchanges

About Polsinelli Shughart PC
With more than 500 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business litigation, financial services, real estate, business law, construction, life sciences, environmental and natural resources, health care, insurance coverage/bad faith, and labor and employment. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients regionally, nationally and worldwide, Polsinelli Shughart is known for successfully applying forward-thinking strategies for both straightforward and complex legal matters. The firm has 16 offices located in Kansas City, St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Denver, Washington, New York City, Wilmington, Overland Park, St. Joseph, Springfield, Jefferson City, Topeka and Edwardsville