Michele J. Rowland

Partner

rowlandm@ballardspahr.com
Tel 303.299.7323
Fax 303.296.3956
Denver

Michele focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial finance transactions, restructurings and reorganizations, and general corporate matters. Michele represents middle-market companies in a variety of transactions and strategies, including: stock and asset sales, leveraged buyouts, auction sales, strategic add-on acquisitions, divestitures and carve-out transactions, business combinations, and distressed situations.

Michele also represents borrowers in their finance transactions, including: leveraged transactions, dividend recapitalizations, restructurings and reorganizations, and corporate financings. Michele has extensive experience in senior secured, first and second lien, unitranche and asset based financings.

Michele represents companies across industries, including: private equity; agriculture; construction and infrastructure; telecommunications, media and technology; consumer and retail; and adult-use and medicinal cannabis.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

New York Bar Association

Association for Corporate Growth, Member of the Board of Directors

Turnaround Management Association

Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce

Recognitions and Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, corporate law, 2019-2021

The Legal 500 U.S., mergers and acquisitions – middle market (sub-$500m), 2013-2020

Named "Highly Regarded—Colorado" by IFLR 1000 for M&A, 2020

Board Memberships

Association for Corporate Growth, Denver, 2019-2022

Turnaround Management Association, Denver, 2007-2010

America Scores, Denver, 2005-2006

Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1999)

University of Iowa (B.A. 1995, honors program)

New York

Colorado