Meegan Spicer is a director in the Site Selection and Incentives Advisory practice, working in Cleveland, Ohio. Meegan leverages 20 years of experience working with companies that are in the process of expanding or consolidating their businesses, making acquisitions, creating or retaining jobs and making capital investments.

Meegan has extensive experience negotiating and securing state and local economic development incentives for her clients. Such incentives include free or reduced cost land, grants, property and sales tax abatements/exemptions, corporate income/franchise tax credits, favorable financing, infrastructure assistance, utility rebates and training support. Meegan's clients represent a broad range of industries including manufacturing, financial services and information technology.  She has several Fortune 500 clients which she has served for many years and on whose behalf she has secured tens of millions of dollars in incentives. Representative projects include expanded and new manufacturing operations, headquarters, and research and developmentfacilities. Meegan's team utilizes a strategic approach to incentives negotiation by working closely with her clients to develop a business case for incentives that aligns with the objectives of the company while furthering the interests of the communities involved.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Meegan was a senior attorney in the Public Finance practice at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP. Prior to that time, she was a senior manager in Ernst & Young's State and Local Tax practice. Meegan started her career in economic development with the Ohio Department of Development in the Governor's Economic Development Office in Cleveland, Ohio under Governor George Voinovich.

Meegan received her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and her B.S. from Bowling Green State University. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio and is a public speaker at various economic development conferences around the country. 

 

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