Elissa Schauman

Of Counsel

Leverage Law Group, LLC
911 Washington Ave., Suite 207
St. Louis, MO 63103


Elissa Schauman represents participants in tax credit transactions, focusing on renewable energy investments and new markets tax credits.

Prior to joining the firm, Elissa worked at a major financial institution where she led an innovation group that developed and underwrote new business products and strategies related to various tax credits and community development.  She also managed a team that underwrote investments in new markets tax credits, historic tax credits, and renewable energy tax credits.  In her prior legal practice, she focused on historic and new markets tax credit investments, large real estate developments, and corporate securities.

She currently serves on the Great Rivers Community Capital Board of Directors and on the International Institute of St. Louis Community Development Corporation Advisory Board.


  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D. (2000)
  • Washington University, B.A. (1997)


Licensed in:

  • Missouri