- University of Iowa College of Law, JD, high distinction, graduated 1983
- University of Northern Iowa, BA, cum laude, graduated 1978
- Sherman & Howard Executive Committee - Member
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Corporate Law
- Listed in Colorado Super Lawyers
- Ranked in Chambers USA – Corporate/M&A Colorado
Areas of Expertise:
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Experience in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including public and private company targets, buyer and seller side representations and transactions in bankruptcy proceedings.
- Experience in all aspects of corporate finance transactions, including domestic and international debt and equity offerings, public debt offerings, secured and unsecured bank financing, asset backed financing, asset securitization, project financing, and commercial paper and hedging transactions.
- Counsel to General Communication, Inc. in connection with implementation of a grant/loan from the U.S. Rural Utilities Service to construct telecommunications infrastructure.
- U.S. securities counsel to Shaw Communications Inc. in connection with the public issuance of senior notes in the United States.
- Counsel to a publicly traded media, entertainment and communications company in connection with its merger with another public company and the registration of publicly traded equity securities as consideration.
- Counsel to an integrated provider of voice, video and data communications services in connection with the public offering of debt securities in a “Rule 144A” offering.
- Counsel to QVC, Inc. in connection with the issuance of $2 billion in debt securities in “Rule 144A” offerings and in connection with a $2 billion revolving credit facility.
- Counsel to a U.S. investor in connection with a ¥140 billion secured term loan and revolving credit facility.
- Represented the sellers of an investment banking firm in the sale of the firm.
- Counsel to an international restaurant chain in connection with the sale of the company to a strategic buyer.
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