Teresa Metcalf Beasley is a Partner at Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP. Teresa's practice focuses on real estate development and financing, public finance, historic and new markets tax credits, economic development incentives, tax increment financing, and government relations and public law. She also counsels clients regarding public-private partnerships.
Teresa counsels with respect to all real estate acquisitions, divestures, leasing, financing and development. She has represented individuals, corporations, non-profits and governmental bodies with all aspects of real estate development including land assembly, planning, zoning, environmental and financing. Teresa’s diverse real estate experience allows her to advise on all types of real estate transactions.
She also represents small business owners on various legal matters including but not limited to contracts, employment matters, intellectual property matters, litigation and construction matters.
Teresa is experienced in bond transactions and has served as bond, underwriter’s, borrower’s as well as placement agent counsel. She also has experience with joint economic development zones and joint economic development districts, project labor agreements and diversity plans. She has represented private entities and local and county governmental agencies, including municipalities, port authorities, healthcare entities and library systems on business, financing real estate matters, construction and government relations.
She also works with clients in developing and maintaining strong relationships with local and state officials, as well as community stakeholders, to advance clients legal and legislative matters, particularly for non-profit, real estate development and gaming industry clients.
Teresa is a Cleveland Marshall College of Law alumna.