Sue Schultz, Counsel

Biography

Sue Schultz joined Sandberg Phoenix in January of 2011 and focuses in the areas of Business, Real Estate and Utility Law.

Sue represents clients in real estate acquisition, sale, leasing, and development; complex contract matters; corporate governance; general business matters; and utility law for both investor and cooperatively owned electric, water, and sewer utilities.

Sue previously acted as General Counsel to Illinois’ largest investor owned water utility, where she was responsible for the management of the legal affairs of the company, including the assurance of compliance with public utility regulations, corporate governance, legal aspects of acquisitions of multiple additional utilities, real estate transactions, capital construction projects, conventional and bond financing, complex contract matters and representation of the utility before the Illinois Commerce Commission. During that time, she also served as General Counsel to the largest investor owned water utility in Iowa. Sue was involved in the siting and construction of a $38.7 Million water treatment facility in Alton, Illinois. She also obtained permission from Illinois EPA for first ever suspended solids trading modeled after air emissions trading and obtained a Private Letter Ruling allowing municipality exemption from tax on a contribution in aid of construction, saving the municipality $500,000. She was also legal lead in the development of and Special Service Area Financing for The Shoppes at Greenmount and the Far Oaks subdivision.

Background

Civic Activities
Sue is counsel to the 12th Armored Division, a non-profit organization of World War II veterans. She participates in the Bar Association, Motion for Kids; and provides support to several animal rescue groups and equestrian associations. Sue has, also, worked with the Homebuilders’ Association in connection with legislation to bring equity to sewer connection fees in Illinois.

Professional Activities
Sue is admitted to practice law in the states of Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.

Sue is a member of the Illinois Bar Association’s Real Estate and Public Utility Sections. She is also a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Education
Sue earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1987.

In 1984, Sue earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Illinois.

Successes

Publications
Sue has written articles regarding the tax on contributions in aid of construction for utilities, exclusivity of service territory for Illinois water purveyors and suspended solids trading. She also co-authored an article regarding the condemnation of public water utilities.

Sue is a regular contributor to the Construction Litigation Blog.

Presentations

Panelist, Employee Classification New Filing Requirements and Illinois Department of Employment Service Audits, Home Builders Association of Greater Southwest Illinois, January 2015

BIOGRAPHY

Sue Schultz joined Sandberg Phoenix in January of 2011 and focuses in the areas of Business, Real Estate and Utility Law.

Sue represents clients in real estate acquisition, sale, leasing, and development; complex contract matters; corporate governance; general business matters; and utility law for both investor and cooperatively owned electric, water, and sewer utilities.

Sue previously acted as General Counsel to Illinois’ largest investor owned water utility, where she was responsible for the management of the legal affairs of the company, including the assurance of compliance with public utility regulations, corporate governance, legal aspects of acquisitions of multiple additional utilities, real estate transactions, capital construction projects, conventional and bond financing, complex contract matters and representation of the utility before the Illinois Commerce Commission. During that time, she also served as General Counsel to the largest investor owned water utility in Iowa. Sue was involved in the siting and construction of a $38.7 Million water treatment facility in Alton, Illinois. She also obtained permission from Illinois EPA for first ever suspended solids trading modeled after air emissions trading and obtained a Private Letter Ruling allowing municipality exemption from tax on a contribution in aid of construction, saving the municipality $500,000. She was also legal lead in the development of and Special Service Area Financing for The Shoppes at Greenmount and the Far Oaks subdivision.

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